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Cabinet member for environment commits to air quality improvement plans

14 January 2020
Thurrock Council's cabinet member for environment and sports and leisure, Cllr Aaron Watkins, has renewed his commitment to Thurrock's air quality agenda by announcing detailed air quality monitoring for 2020 to kick start a year of change to air quality and greener improvements.

Cabinet member welcomes Port of Tilbury dust measures

8 November 2019
Cllr Aaron Watkins, Cabinet member for environment, has welcomed dust suppression measures introduced by the Port of Tilbury.
During a visit to the port, which took place on Thursday 31 October, Cllr Watkins was given a tour of the huge site and was told about the work taking place to control and monitor dust.
Cllr Watkins said: "I know that dust is a real concern for Tilbury residents so I was really pleased to see the dust management processes the Port of Tilbury has in place and to hear of the investment they are making with further dust suppression measures.