Home / Bodmin local news / Business / Camborne / Environment / Health & Social Care / Premium / Rolling news / Poor air quality kills more than 200 people in Cornwall each year, says council Poor air quality kills more than 200 people in Cornwall each year, says council Posted By theboss on 2nd October 2020 By Richard Whitehouse New figures have revealed that an estimated 221 people die in Cornwall every year due to exposure to poor air quality. The data was published as Cornwall… To view the rest of this article, please subscribe to Cornwall Reports Related Posts Council pushing to improve Cornwall's air quality20th March 2017 By Louis Morse A strategy to improve air quality in Cornwall's worst… Cornwall votes in historic council election4th May 2017By Rashleigh MacFarlaneVoting is underway across Cornwall – the last time the county… Missing In Action: Cornwall Council's planning committee19th August 2018 By Anne North A scheduled meeting of Cornwall Council’s strategic planning committee… Independents gain Wadebridge West in Cornwall Council by-electionBy Graham Smith Independent candidate and former local police sergeant Robin Moorcroft won the Wadebridge… This article has 2 comments I am interested in what mitigation is being proposed to tackle the AQMA on the A390 at Gunnislake. Continuing to do nothing is not acceptable. There is no point in just monitoring a bad situation and saying “oh look it continues to be bad”. Please look into this. Log in to Reply Truro can expect over 4000 more homes before 2030. If every home has 1 car then traffic in the AQMA will increase considerably. Hoping that electric vehicles are the solution is naive. There are not enough world resources to transition every fossil fuel driven vehicle to electric. Cornwall Council has to get serious about investment in public transport and consider car free days to help break our dependency on car culture. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.