Updates

IAQM Annual General Meeting 2014

The IAQM AGM was held on 11th November at Arup, London. Photos, tweets and a video of the event is available through our Storify of the event. [View the story "IAQM AGM - What should be done to improve air quality?" on Storify]

Chair’s Column – January 2015

We are now one month into 2015, a year that will no doubt see some interesting developments in the world of air quality.   Most obviously, we have a general election in May that is bound to have some ramifications for us, one way or another, and air quality may even feature in the campaigning. This will ...

Position Statement: Mitigation of Development Air Quality Impacts

The IAQM issues Position Statements on: external matters that could affect the way in which Members carry out their professional tasks; or air quality topics and issues where the IAQM believes its collective specialist knowledge gives it a unique perspective from which to give a professional opinion. Members are able to predict the pollution concentrations from/at ...

Local authority AQMA designation

Since 1997 all local authorities have been carrying out reviews and assessments of air quality. If this monitoring highlights areas where the national air quality objectives are unlikely to be met, under the Environment Act 1995 they are required to designate an Air Quality Management Area (AQMA). These areas can range in size from one ...

Consultation open on new EPUK & IAQM guidance document on Land-Use Planning and Development Control

IAQM members are invited to contribute to a consultation on a new EPUK and IAQM guidance document, Land-Use Planning and Development Control: Planning for Air Quality. Please see the following letter from Working Group co-chairs Stephen Moorcroft and Roger Barrowcliffe, inviting members to comment on the consultation document. The consultation document can be downloaded here:                         EPUK & IAQM Dec 2014 Consultation ...