Charity names dirtiest streets

By Christopher Rae

Published: 27/01/2014

Three Aberdeen streets have been ranked as some of the worst in Scotland for pollution by an environmental charity.

Friends of the Earth Scotland used data gathered from roadside and kerbside monitoring stations around the country.

The city’s Market Street was the worst for particulate matter – fine particles released into the air in vehicle fumes – while Union Street and commuter route Wellington Road also came out badly.

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