Updates

Presentations from Vehicle Emissions Event

Presentations from the IAQM event, Vehicle emissions - what's new for air quality management?, held on 24th June in York are now available to download. Reading LEZ feasibility investigation - Graham Harker The Vehicle Emission Penalty of Traffic Congestion -James Tate Potential Impact of Road Transport Low Emission Strategies - Kevin Turpin PITHEM (Platform of Integrated Tranport, Health And ...

Air quality and planning law

This technical note seeks to examine the current UK legislative landscape within which the local authority air quality management duties reside. In the UK Local Authorities have a statutory duty for the management of local air quality (Part IV of the Environment Act 1995 - Part III of the Environment (Northern Ireland) Order ...

Letter to the Secretary of State for the Environment

In May the IAQM undersigned a letter to the Secretary of State for the Environment welcome the ruling of the Supreme Court of 1st May, recognising that the United Kingdom is in breach of its obligations to comply with the nitrogen dioxide limit values provided for in Article 13 of Directive 2008/50/EC (“the Air Quality ...

Conference proceedings: ASPRS 2013 and AAG 2013

Fagbeja Mofoluso A., PhD, winner of the 2012 Ian McCrae Award, reports on the two conferences he attended, supported by the grant. Based on the findings from his doctoral study, Applying Remote Sensing, GIS and Emission Estimation Techniques to Air Quality and Carbon Dioxide Emissions Measurements and Monitoring in the Niger Delta, he submitted two papers for ...

UK Government not doing enough to address air pollution

The Supreme Court has declared that the Government is failing in its legal duty to protect people from the harmful effects of air pollution. This landmark decision in ClientEarth’s case is a departure from the judgments of the lower courts and paves the way for the European Commission to take legal action against the UK. Air ...