DEFRA plans to slash local air quality reporting

Councils will only have to formally report on local air pollution once a year under controversial plans by DEFRA and on a smaller number of pollutants

There is a network of local air pollution monitoring stations throughout the UK (credit: shirokazan CC BY 2.0)There may be a significant reduction in local air quality monitoring and reporting in England under plans published by DEFRA just before Christmas.

A consultation, published on 19 December, is the second of three on reforming the local air quality management regime (LAQM).

Please sign in or register to continue.

Sign in to continue reading

Having trouble signing in?

Contact Customer Support at
or call 020 8267 8120

Subscribe for full access

or Register for limited access

Already subscribe but don't have a password?
Activate your web account here