Updates

Defra UK-Air website back on-line following completion of security checks.

          Please be advised the UK-AIR website is back online. Most of the data download areas are fully functional and you should now be able to access the data you require. Please contact Defra if you continue having any difficulties with the site and they will look into this further. Defra apologies for the prolonged period of downtime and inconvenience caused.

Planning for Air Quality – Guidance launched

Environmental Protection UK (EPUK) and the Institute for Air Quality Management (IAQM) are pleased to announce the publication and launch of their completed Guidance document, Guidance on land-use planning and development control: Planning for air quality. Two years in development, and informed by an extensive consultation, following final revisions after discussion at our recent 'Soft launch' ...

IAQM Responds to Scottish LES Consultation

The IAQM has recently responded to a Scottish Government consultation on a new draft Low Emission Strategy (LES) for Scotland. The draft strategy has been produced by the Scottish Government, Transport Scotland and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), with input from a wide range of other stakeholders. The Scottish Government states that "The purpose of the Low Emission ...

Share your air quality management success story at Routes to Clean Air

The Bristol European Green Capital Routes to Clean Air conference invites poster presentations of air quality management success stories. Has your city implemented a novel approach to reducing air pollution? Have you been involved in evaluating the air quality impact of a transport measure? If so, we would like to hear from you. Please email aqmrc@uwe.ac.uk ...

In memory of Dr David Hall

  Dr David Hall, B Eng, PhD, CEng, CMet, CEnv, MRAeS, FRMetS, MIEnvSc, MIAQM It is my sad duty to report the death last Sunday, 22 February of one of our most distinguished members, David Hall. He had been ill for 15 months with cancer. David began his career in engineering and fluid dynamics, gaining a PhD in ...