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Air Pollution: Airports

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 18th October 2018.

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Photo of Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Green

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to establish at least one permanent monitoring site for Ultrafine Particles in the vicinity of a major airport as recommended by the Air Quality Expert Group in its report Ultrafine Particles in the UK, published in July.

Photo of Lord Gardiner of Kimble Lord Gardiner of Kimble The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

In the light of the recommendations made by the Air Quality Expert Group, we are reviewing a number of options for enhancing the national monitoring network.

The advice and recommendations of the AQEG will be informing the Government’s Clean Air Strategy. The draft strategy has recently been consulted on. The strategy will commit to further investment to underpin and improve our evidence base to enable effective targeting of actions to improve outcomes for public health and the environment.

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