Environmental campaigners oppose lower Thames crossing scheme

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A new consultation has been launched in response to revised plans for the Lower Thames Crossing Scheme.  The initial consultation received 47,000 responses and the scheme has received strong opposition from campaigners and councils claiming that the it will threaten wetlands and increase air pollution due to increased car use.  The revised plan has included some mitigation measures for local residents and the new consultation will run until 20 December.

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