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Canalside walk ruined by choking fumes from London's boats islingtontribune.com

Something’S wrong when walking along Copenhagen Street on a forecast high-air-pollution day with a toddler in a buggy is considered the healthier alternative to a Regent’s Canal-side stroll, west from Angel Tunnel to King’s Cross Granary Square. But that’s exactly what happened on Sunday. Fortunately, as gambled, road traffic was low in comparison to the endless weekday flow. The previous day’s walk in the opposite direction was ruined by diesel and wood-burning fumes – from the popular but polluting Word on the Water bookboat (apparently Stephen Fry is an admirer) as far as the tunnel.... click for full story