WIT Press


Some Theoretical And Practical Issues Associated With The Development Of Local Air Quality Management In Great Britain

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR960871

Volume

14

Pages

10

Published

1996

Size

1,022 kb

Author(s)

J.W.S. Longhurst

Abstract

It is accepted that the system of air quality management in Great Britain is no longer adequate for meeting the challenges posed by the late 20th Century. This paper will review the strategic framework for air quality improvements introduced into Great Britain by the Environment Act, 1995. This framework is designed to manage air quality at the level of the local authority. However, the tools necessary for the effective assessment and prediction of air quality are not widely available. Furthermore, the long term gains in air quality are anticipated to come from better integration of local government responsibilities such as land use planning, transportation planning and

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