Air quality management and the art of the possible

The Government has proposed a substantial watering down of its air quality objective for fine particulates (PM10) as part of a review of its national air quality strategy.1 Future dilution of the highly demanding targets for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and ozone is also on the cards, though tougher limits have been offered for four other pollutants. The review was informed by an interdepartmental study of the costs and benefits of further reducing air pollution levels2 - a process which highlighted the difficulties in applying monetary valuation techniques to uncertain and complex areas of environmental policy.

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here


Call: 020 8267 8120

Register for
Free Trial

  • 14 day access to subscriber-only content



Prices on request

  • Full access to for 12 months
  • Monthly print issues
  • Clear and accessible guidance on relevant legislation
  • Integration with ENDS Compliance Manager helping you plan ahead and ensure compliance for your organisation
  • Individual or bespoke multi-user packages available

See all benefits