Resources from Dust from Mineral and Waste Sites Discussion Meeting

Posted on September 29th, 2014

Read our Storify of the event featuring photos and slides. [View the story “Dust from mineral and waste sites” on Storify]

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Guidance on the Assessment of Dust from Mineral Sites

Posted on September 28th, 2014

A Working Group is being established to develop new IAQM guidance for the assessment of dust (including PM) from mineral and secondary aggregate sites to accompany planning applications. The Group will be chaired by Claire Holman, and will have a maximum of ten members. If you are interested in joining please contact IAQM at, giving a short biography highlighting your minerals experience.  You will be expected to attend meetings,…

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Ian McCrae Award Open

Posted on August 26th, 2014
Ian McCrae Award Open

The IAQM is now accepting entries for the 2014 Ian McCrae Award, an opportunity for members who are early career air quality professionals. The annual award, which annually supports the professional development of IAQM members, is a grant of up to £1,000 to spent attending a career developing air quality conference in the UK or abroad. Grant money can be used towards the cost of the conference fee, travel to…

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Walking and cycling can reduce exposure to air pollution

Posted on August 19th, 2014

Healthy Air have filmed an experiment to see how different travel options affect people’s exposure to air pollution. Their experiment found that the person travelling by car was exposed to more air pollution than those walking, cycling or taking the bus along the same route. In fact those walking and cycling were exposed to the lowest levels of air pollution even on the same route. Using quiet alternative routes also had…

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Chair’s Column – June

Posted on July 11th, 2014

Since I last communicated with you about IAQM events and the world of air quality, several things have happened of note. In the Spring there was a flurry of news media attention on air quality. Whilst the episodes of high PM concentrations in March were mentioned in passing, the episode of early April became a major ‘story’ and our profession was in the spotlight for a brief period. I contributed…

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