Consultation open on Mineral Dust Impacts Guidance

Posted on April 8th, 2016

The IAQM is consulting Members on the draft Guidance on the Assessment of Mineral Dust Impact for Planning. This IAQM document has been prepared to assist practitioners undertaking dust assessments for mineral sites. It applies to the extraction, handling , processing (e.g. crushing/screening) and transport of solid minerals, and not to liquid or gaseous mineral products. It provides advice on robust and consistent good practice approaches that can be used…

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Chair’s Column – April 2016

Posted on March 31st, 2016

  The clocks have changed, plants are budding and we are launching our 2016 events programme, in what could be a seminal year for air quality. It looks like Defra will be in court again with ClientEarth challenging the 2015 Air Quality Plan; even if voters support Brexit in June there will be a transition period before we formally leave, and therefore the air quality directive will continue to be…

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IAQM submits evidence to Vehicle Type Approval inquiry

Posted on March 31st, 2016

At the end of 2015, the IAQM submitted evidence to an inquiry of the House of Commons Transport Select Committee, on Vehicle Type Approval. The committee’s inquiry is ongoing, but written submissions have been released online, so we are able to publish our evidence. The IAQM submission made several key points: The gap between type approval (TA) and real world NOx emissions has been known by the UK government since…

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New IAQM Position Statement regarding impacts on sensitive habitats

Posted on January 28th, 2016

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. In response to recent interest in the topic, the IAQM has produced a new position statement, entitled Use of a Criterion for the…

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Chair’s Column – January 2016

Posted on January 4th, 2016

Happy New Year to all IAQM members. I would like to thank you for electing me as your new IAQM Chair in November.  I am looking forward to leading the development of the Institute over the next three years.  It will be a difficult job following Roger Barrowcliffe’s successful three-year term.  Our membership continues to grow and we have increased the diversity of events for members and our influence on…

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