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Pollution ‘greater threat’ to business than aviation capacity – Uxbridge Gazette

Pollution ‘greater threat’ to business than aviation capacity

Feb 6 2012

A new report

has found that the poor quality of environment is a greater threat to London’s business prospects than aviation capacity.

The Heathrow Association for the Control of Aircraft Noise (HACAN) published its report Too Dirty for Businesslast month, which claimed the capital’s position was under threat because many of its rivals score more highly on quality of life, pollution and a lack of traffic congestion.

It cites findings by property consultants Cushman and Wakefield, which found London was still the leading city to do business.

Report author John Stewart said: “You can’t have more flights and a better quality of life. A clear choice has got to be made.

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