Shocking air pollution killed 100 in Tendring in one year

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Shocking air pollution killed 100 in Tendring in one year Shocking air pollution killed 100 in Tendring in one year

SHOCK figures have revealed air pollution is to blame for more than 100 deaths a year in Tendring.

A new report by Public Health England shows long-term exposure to man-made air pollution was responsible for 724 deaths across the county in 2010.

Tendring had the highest fatality rate in the county with 110 deaths, compared to 75 in Colchester and 71 in Braintree.

Air pollution experts have moved to allay fears, claiming air quality in Tendring is no worse than the rest of Essex.

Essex University environmental science professor Ian Colbeck said: “It’s mainly down to the age profile of the area as the elderly are more susceptible to any small changes in air quality.

“But the small size of the particles this report is talking about – less than 2.5 microns in diameter – are outside their remit."

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9:41am Sun 20 Apr 14

LeQueen says...

Air pollution is no worse in Tendring but Tendring has become the sick poster boy of Essex. Demolish Jaywick and all of a sudden the misery stats would reduce significantly.
Air pollution is no worse in Tendring but Tendring has become the sick poster boy of Essex. Demolish Jaywick and all of a sudden the misery stats would reduce significantly. LeQueen
  • Score: 14

10:09am Sun 20 Apr 14

500000000000 says...

LeQueen wrote:
Air pollution is no worse in Tendring but Tendring has become the sick poster boy of Essex. Demolish Jaywick and all of a sudden the misery stats would reduce significantly.
What on earth has Jaywick got to do with air quality what a fool you have made yourself look
[quote][p][bold]LeQueen[/bold] wrote: Air pollution is no worse in Tendring but Tendring has become the sick poster boy of Essex. Demolish Jaywick and all of a sudden the misery stats would reduce significantly.[/p][/quote]What on earth has Jaywick got to do with air quality what a fool you have made yourself look 500000000000
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10:40am Sun 20 Apr 14

LeQueen says...

Jaywick is a ward of Tendring. Highly appropriate.
Jaywick is a ward of Tendring. Highly appropriate. LeQueen
  • Score: 11

10:57am Sun 20 Apr 14

500000000000 says...

LeQueen wrote:
Jaywick is a ward of Tendring. Highly appropriate.
You really do like to make yourself look like a fool , fool . the clue , clueless is in the word air quality fool
[quote][p][bold]LeQueen[/bold] wrote: Jaywick is a ward of Tendring. Highly appropriate.[/p][/quote]You really do like to make yourself look like a fool , fool . the clue , clueless is in the word air quality fool 500000000000
  • Score: -24

11:39am Sun 20 Apr 14

500000000000 says...

The main reason you get bad air quality is because three is no control over open fires if you phone the town hall they refuse to do anything about them even when the offender is burning rubber and plastics.
The main reason you get bad air quality is because three is no control over open fires if you phone the town hall they refuse to do anything about them even when the offender is burning rubber and plastics. 500000000000
  • Score: -32

11:55am Sun 20 Apr 14

JamesBarne says...

Yeap, now we all fall into the trap of consumerism at a certain age, it's almost inevitable. But perhaps these here figures show a good reason to not by your children a car when at the age of 16 or so, please.
Yeap, now we all fall into the trap of consumerism at a certain age, it's almost inevitable. But perhaps these here figures show a good reason to not by your children a car when at the age of 16 or so, please. JamesBarne
  • Score: 29

1:28pm Sun 20 Apr 14

SOMETHING2SAY says...

LeQueen wrote:
Air pollution is no worse in Tendring but Tendring has become the sick poster boy of Essex. Demolish Jaywick and all of a sudden the misery stats would reduce significantly.
Maybe its all your hot air !!
[quote][p][bold]LeQueen[/bold] wrote: Air pollution is no worse in Tendring but Tendring has become the sick poster boy of Essex. Demolish Jaywick and all of a sudden the misery stats would reduce significantly.[/p][/quote]Maybe its all your hot air !! SOMETHING2SAY
  • Score: -37

8:15pm Sun 20 Apr 14

Mr Disgusted says...

I'm surprised at that cos I live in South Essex(Thurrock) and I spend a lot of time in Clacton and that Area and always feel so much better in treams of how the Air feels down there
I'm surprised at that cos I live in South Essex(Thurrock) and I spend a lot of time in Clacton and that Area and always feel so much better in treams of how the Air feels down there Mr Disgusted
  • Score: -7

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