Whitehall rebuffs EAC’s Heathrow environment proposals

Recommendations for managing noise, greenhouse gases and air quality from Heathrow airport expansion have been largely rejected by the government

Expanding Heathrow Airport remains contentious. Photograph: Phillip Capper CC BY-SA 2.0MPs’ proposals to mitigate environmental concerns about a third runway at Heathrow Airport have largely been rejected by the government.

A response to the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee’s (EAC) report on tackling noise, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from airport expansion was published on 28 April.

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