• 100 doctors and scientists alert about air pollution in Brussels

    General practitioners, specialists, teachers and health organizations urgently demand more ambition against air pollution. Invisible, air pollution leads to premature births, low birth weight, cognitive deficits, childhood asthma and cancer. In adults, air pollution causes severe cardiovascular disease and COPD. It is especially the socially deprived who are exposed to the highest levels of pollution. […]

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  • Court action for clean air in Brussels

    ClientEarth, along with five Brussels citizens, are pursuing legal action against the Brussels regional government for failure to deliver an adequate Air Quality Plan (AQP) and to adequately measure and monitor concentrations of pollutants in the city. The levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in Brussels have breached legal limits since 2010. The regional Plan “Air-Climat-Energie” […]

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    Shocking levels of Brussels pollution revealed

    Deze tekst kan u hier in het nederlands vinden. Ce texte est disponible ici en français Independent air quality measurements carried out by environmental law organisation ClientEarth have revealed the shockingly high levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) on the streets of Brussels and alarming flaws in the official monitoring network. Concentrations of the gas, which […]

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  • 14 maart 2017: Childproof presenteert Actieplan Milieu en Gezondheid voor Kinderen

    Op 14 maart 2017 stelt de expertengroep Childproof zijn Actieplan Milieu en Gezondheid voor Kinderen. SchoneluchtBXL onderschrijft het plan van de gezondheidsspecialisten volledig. Vandaag worden ongeboren kinderen blootgesteld aan giftige stoffen. Deze blootstelling gaat onophoudelijk door na de geboorte en belemmert hun genot van het hoogst haalbare niveau van geestelijke en lichamelijke gezondheid. Bij het […]

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  • Info avond 13 maart: meten is weten

    SMARTER LABS présente une soirée de Citizens Science La pollution de l’air à Bruxelles est un enjeu majeur… mais mal connu! Face à une qualité de l’air toujours plus nocive pour la santé des Bruxellois et à la timidité des décideurs politiques en charge d’y répondre, plusieurs groupes citoyens se sont mobilisés: les participants du […]

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  • VIDEO Brussels citizens take the street to demand clean air

    On 18 February 2017, our colleagues of citizen group BruxselAIR organised a wide-scale event to protest against air pollution in the Belgian capital. About 400 participants placed air pollution masks on more than a hundred iconic statues in Brussels. They later gathered by the statue of Godefroy de Bouillon on the Place Royal to protest […]

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  • Brussels government skirts truth on air pollution with legal technicality

    The Brussels regional government has today dodged having to immediately reveal the true state of the city’s toxic air to its residents, using a legal technicality to avoid properly monitoring air pollution at hotspots. In September 2016 ClientEarth and a group of Brussels citizens took the Brussels authorities to court over several breaches of air […]

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  • Brussels authorities attempt to defend inaction on air quality in court

    ClientEarth has defended the right of Brussels residents to information about the quality of the air they breathe. The case was launched in September, with five members of the Belgian public, to contest illegal levels of nitrogen dioxide in the Belgian capital, and inadequate monitoring that fails tocomply with EU law. Following a court hearing […]

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  • In the Press 2016-2015

    XL: Luchtvervuiling en het proces tegen het Gewest. 30-09-2016 – Bruzz Interview met Lies Craeynest. 21-09-2016 – Radio 2 Vijf Brusselaars dienen samen een klacht in tegen het Brussels gewest (video). 21-09-2016 – Bruzz TV Environmental group sues government over air pollution. 21-09-2016 – The Bulletin Brusselaars stappen naar rechter tegen uitblijven luchtkwaliteitsplan. 21-09-2016 – […]

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  • Concerne : Zone basses émissions à Bruxelles

    Au début du mois de juin dernier, le Gouvernement bruxellois a annoncé un accord visant à mettre en œuvre, début 2018, une zone de basses émissions (LEZ) sur le territoire de la Région de Bruxelles-capitale. Bruxelles suit ce faisant l’exemple d’autres grandes villes européennes comme Londres, Milan, Paris ou Berlin. BXL Air Propre accueille cette […]

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