Record Details

NGOEnvironmental Protection UK

Environmental Protection UK, 44 Grand Parade, Brighton, E. Sussex, BN2 9QA

Telephone01273 878770
Background Information

Environmental Protection UK is an environmental charity that campaigns, lobbies, undertakes public education, and supports pollution control work of all kinds, from noise and light to greenhouse gases. The current organisation was formed through the merger of the Coal Smoke Abatement Society and the Smoke Abatement League. It played a major role in the lobbying that led to the 1956 Clean Air Act, a pioneering piece of environmental legislation, which followed the devastating London smog of 1952. Company no. 594860, charity no. 221026. Sources:; Barberis et al Encyclopedia of British and Irish Political Organizations 2000 p31

Year Created1905
Other Names / Antecedent Bodies

Coal Smoke Abatement Society; Smoke Abatement League; National Smoke Abatement Society (1905-1958); National Society for Clean Air (1958-); National Society for Clean Air and Environmental Protection (NSCA) (-2007)

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KeywordsClimate change & global warming; Environment and conservation.
Last Edited ByJRM at 02/04/2009 16:37:35