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When a London Underground train hits the brakes, its wheels grind against the tracks, throwing up tiny specks of metal and other particles. There’s concern that this ‘Tube dust,’ could be damaging the health of passengers and workers on the network. Yesterday, the London Assembly’s environment committee met to discuss the issue, which first started gaining attention in the 1990s, but has been given new impetus by Sadiq Khan’s efforts to clean up the city’s air since taking over as ...
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