Report calls for shake-up in local air quality regime

A report by government policy advisers has called for changes in the way councils report and manage air quality.

A report by the government’s In-House Policy Consultancy (IHPC) has suggested major changes to councils’ approach to air quality.1 It concludes that the current Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) regime is "contributing little" to meeting EU pollution limits.

The regime was established in Britain by the Environment Act 1995 (ENDS Report 240, pp 17-20). Northern Ireland legislation followed in 2002 (CHECK ENDS Report 337, p 43).

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