Birmingham Council Criticised for Delays to Air Quality Plans

20th Feb, 2018

The Under Secretary of State for the Environment, Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, has written to the leader of Birmingham City Council, Cllr Ian Ward, to express her disappointment in the...

Government Publishes New Air Quality Plan

4th May, 2017

The UK Government published the updated Air Quality Plan for consultation, five days prior to the deadline date of the 9th May. The new Plan has already come under fire...

​Air quality concerns lead local London businesses to take action

13th Mar, 2017

Poor air quality in major world cities is attracting considerable media attention, as the general public becomes increasingly aware of the dangers faced by inhaling high concentrations of pollutants, such...

Environment Agency takes over Air Quality Duties from DEFRA

20th May, 2016

The Environment Agency has taken over responsibility for managing the UK’s air quality monitoring networks from DEFRA. The handover took place on 1 April 2016. The role involves supervising contractors...