Author Archives for Martin Wurt

Government response to recommendations in the Inner West Air Quality Community Reference Group report.

December 23, 2021

The Inner West Air Quality Community Reference Group (IWAQCRG) launched their report  Air Pollution in Melbourne’s Inner West – Taking direct action to reduce our community’s exposure back in September 2020.   With over 8 million truck movements each year through our residential streets, this report was never going to be good news regarding our health or
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Alarming new traffic pollution data in Yarraville

June 9, 2021

  New pollution data in Yarraville shows 39 days of breaches of objectives designed to protect human health. The findings provide clear evidence of the pollution impacts of trucks on local communities in the inner west. These levels of pollution have alarming health impacts reflected in appalling health statistics in the City of Maribyrnong. MTAG
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