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The latest news is shown below from Air Quality in Scotland, with the most recent at the top.

  1. Scottish Government Guidance Note for Pilot PM research Study Scotland

    1st September 2021
  2. Pilot Research Study to Investigate Particulate Matter Monitoring Techniques in Scotland

    31st August 2021
  3. Clean Air for Scotland Strategy 2 – Towards a Better Place for Everyone

    10th August 2021
  4. Impact of Lockdown Measures on Scottish Air Quality in 2020 Report

    19th July 2021
  5. Scottish Air Quality Database Newsletter – Twelfth Edition

    14th June 2021
  6. New Version (4.3.3) of the AQ Scotland App is now available

    28th April 2021
  7. 2020 data now locked as ratified

    23rd April 2021
  8. LAQM Technical Guidance has been updated

    21st April 2021
  9. SAQD Seminar 2021 webinar recordings now on the website

    20th April 2021
  10. SAQD Seminar 2021

    17th March 2021
  11. Important change to SAQD Seminar

    5th March 2021
  12. Scottish Air Quality Database and Website Annual Seminar - Wednesday 10th, 17th & 24th March 2021

    17th February 2021
  13. Scottish Government Local Air Quality Management 2021 reporting guidance

    2nd February 2021
  14. Scottish Air Quality Database Newsletter – Eleventh Edition

    21st December 2020
  15. Publication of the Scottish Air Quality Database Annual Report for 2019

    4th December 2020
  16. Air Quality Scotland Brochure 2019 Published

    4th December 2020
  17. Cleaner Air for Scotland 2 – Draft Air Quality Strategy Consultation

    3rd November 2020
  18. CLEAN AIR DAY IN SCOTLAND
    THURSDAY OCTOBER 8TH
    LET’S MAKE 2020 THE CLEANEST CLEAN AIR DAY YET!

    8th September 2020
  19. Scotland’s Air Quality Database: Who, Why and How?

    7th July 2020
  20. COVID 19 lockdown – Time Variance analysis of air quality in Scotland - UPDATED 27.5.2020

    28th May 2020
  21. COVID 19 lockdown – Time Variance analysis of air quality in Scotland

    5th May 2020
  22. Covid-19 Lockdown affects on Scottish Air Quality Analysis – Updated

    4th May 2020
  23. Scottish Air Quality Database Newsletter – Tenth Edition

    27th April 2020
  24. Covid-19 lockdown affects on Scottish Air Quality Analysis - Updated

    27th April 2020
  25. 2020 SAQD Seminar presentation: Research study to investigate particulate matter monitoring techniques in Scotland

    23rd April 2020
  26. Covid-19 lockdown Affects on Scottish Air Quality Analysis

    22nd April 2020
  27. Summary Analysis of NO2 concentrations during Covid-19 Restrictions

    7th April 2020
  28. How Transboundary Pollution Affects Air Quality in Scotland

    7th April 2020
  29. Garden Bonfire Guidance

    6th April 2020
  30. Scottish Air Quality database Site calibrations and visits

    23rd March 2020
  31. Scottish Air Quality Database and Website Annual Seminar - Wednesday 4th March 2020

    20th March 2020
  32. Summary of the responses to the online survey on the CAFS review recommendations

    26th February 2020
  33. Scottish Air Quality Database and Website Annual Seminar - Wednesday 4 March 2020

    24th February 2020
  34. Publication of the Air Quality Pollutant Inventories for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland: 1990 - 2017 report

    7th February 2020
  35. Scottish Air Quality Database Newsletter – Ninth Edition

    16th January 2020
  36. Publication of the Scottish Air Quality Database Annual Report for 2018

    16th December 2019
  37. Air Quality Scotland Brochure 2018 Published

    16th December 2019
  38. Elevated Particulate Matter Levels on Bonfire Night 2019

    11th November 2019
  39. Request for wider comment on CAFS Review Steering Group report

    4th November 2019
  40. Bonfire Night Activities 2019

    1st November 2019
  41. Download the New AQ Scotland App

    11th July 2019
  42. NO2 Diffusion Tube Map is now live on the website

    11th July 2019
  43. Scottish Air Quality Database Newsletter – Eighth Edition

    7th June 2019
  44. Air Pollution Event 24th April 2019

    24th April 2019
  45. Publication of 2 new reports

    6th March 2019
  46. Scottish Air Quality Database and Website Annual Seminar - Tuesday 12 February 2019 - Presentations

    4th March 2019
  47. Scottish Air Quality Database Newsletter – Seventh Edition

    30th January 2019
  48. National Low Emissions Framework January 2019

    18th January 2019
  49. Air Quality Scotland Brochure 2017 Published

    11th December 2018
  50. Publication of the Scottish Air Quality Database Annual Report for 2017

    11th December 2018
  51. Scottish Air Quality Database and Website Annual Seminar - Tuesday 12 February 2019

    4th December 2018
  52. Bonfire Night 2018

    5th November 2018
  53. Advice for operators of BAM air quality monitors - complying with Radioactive Substances Regulations – October 2018

    25th October 2018
  54. The Latest Scottish Air Quality Maps - Annual mean NOx, NO2 and PM10 modelling for 2016 report has been released

    25th October 2018
  55. Scottish Air Quality Database Newsletter - Sixth Edition

    11th September 2018
  56. Scottish Air Quality Database Newsletter - Fifth Edition

    16th May 2018
  57. 2018 Clean Air Day in Scotland Toolkits

    27th April 2018
  58. Air Pollution and Domestic Combustion Information and Guidance

    16th April 2018
  59. Updated Scotland Specific Air Pollution Forecast Pages

    7th February 2018
  60. New reports published by Defra and devolved Administrations

    2nd February 2018
  61. Scottish Air Quality Database and Website Annual Seminar - Monday 22 January 2018 Presentations

    29th January 2018
  62. Scottish Air Quality Maps – Annual mean NOx, NO2 and PM10 modelling for 2015 – New Interactive Reporting Format

    24th January 2018
  63. Scottish Air Quality Database Newsletter - Fourth Edition

    12th January 2018
  64. Scottish Air Quality Database and Website Annual Seminar - Monday 22 January 2018

    21st December 2017
  65. Air Quality Scotland Brochure 2016 Published

    8th November 2017
  66. Publication of the Scottish Air Quality Database Annual Report for 2016

    8th November 2017
  67. Enjoy Bonfire Night but be aware

    3rd November 2017
  68. Recently published reports

    3rd November 2017
  69. Third edition of the Scottish Air Quality Database Newsletter

    6th October 2017
  70. Consultation launched on Building Scotland’s Low Emission Zones

    12th September 2017
  71. Important Health and Safety Update About the Beta Attenuation Monitor

    11th July 2017
  72. 2016 CAFS progress report published 15th June 2017

    19th June 2017
  73. Second edition of the Scottish Air Quality Database Newsletter

    4th May 2017
  74. Revision to the National Diffusion Tube Bias Adjustment Factor Spreadsheet

    19th April 2017
  75. John Lamb – "Good luck for the future, but LAQM in Scotland will miss you!"

    30th March 2017
  76. Particulate Matter pollution episode across Scotland 15th February 2017

    15th February 2017
  77. Scottish Air Quality Database and Website Annual Seminar - Tuesday 24 January 2016 Presentations

    1st February 2017
  78. Publication of the Scottish Air Quality Database Annual Report for 2015

    12th January 2017
  79. Scottish Air Quality Database and Website Annual Seminar - Tuesday 24th January 2017 - Edinburgh

    4th January 2017
  80. Scottish Air Quality Database (SAQD) Newsletter

    5th December 2016
  81. Smoke Control Area Guidance provided

    14th September 2016
  82. New UK 2013 Reference Year Background Maps

    7th September 2016
  83. Young Scots to go head to head in front of investors at Venturefest

    30th August 2016
  84. New reports published by Defra and Devolved Administrations

    9th August 2016
  85. Air Quality Scotland Brochure 2015 published

    2nd August 2016
  86. Launch of the beta version of SEPA’s Volcanic Emissions Network

    4th July 2016
  87. Scottish Air Quality Maps for 2014 published

    6th June 2016
  88. New Amended Regulation - The Air Quality (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2016

    11th April 2016
  89. Revised Policy Guidance - Local Air Quality Management Policy Guidance PG(S) (16)

    4th April 2016
  90. ECO Stars Workshop held on 15th March 2016

    4th April 2016
  91. Scottish Air Quality Database and Website Annual Seminar

    18th March 2016
  92. Cleaner Air for Scotland - Road to a Healthier Future

    7th January 2016
  93. Scottish LAQM technical and policy guidance consultation

    30th November 2015
  94. COMEAP report on Ground-level ozone published

    5th October 2015
  95. Consultation on Air Quality Plans to meet EU limit values for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in Scotland

    14th September 2015
  96. Orkney's First Electric Bus

    2nd June 2015
  97. LES for Scotland Consultation Process

    6th March 2015
  98. Air quality strategy launched

    25th February 2015
  99. Low Emission Strategy for Scotland Consultation

    19th January 2015
  100. Scottish Transport Emissions Partnership Conference 2014

    12th November 2014
  101. Elevated Particulate Matter levels on Bonfire Night 2014

    10th November 2014
  102. ECO Stars improving Fife's air quality

    23rd October 2014
  103. Updates to LAQM Tools

    24th June 2014
  104. Launch of Scottish Government's new and improved Air Quality in Scotland website and app

    26th March 2014
  105. Mapped Background Air Pollution data and maps

    11th November 2013
  106. New Research Project - Assessing variations in roadside air quality with sampling height

    8th November 2013
  107. Clean Air Act Review - Call for Evidence

    20th September 2013
  108. Review of LAQM in Scotland Workshop by Environmental Protection Scotland

    6th September 2013
  109. Consultation on review of Local Air Quality Management in Scotland

    14th June 2013
  110. Edinburgh International Science Festival: Air Pollution - Out of sight, Out of mind

    19th March 2013
  111. Moderate to Very High Particulate Matter (PM10) Episode 26-28 February 2013 - Aberdeen Region

    4th March 2013
  112. Particulate Matter pollution episode measured in Greater Glasgow urban area

    18th December 2012
  113. Consultation on updated UK National Implementation Plan for Persistent Organic Pollutants

    21st November 2012
  114. Scottish Air Quality Monitoring Strategy Workshop

    14th November 2012
  115. Biomass and Air Quality

    7th September 2012
  116. Temporary Error with Background Data

    2nd May 2012
  117. Updated Mapped Concentrations of Pollutants in Scotland

    11th April 2012
  118. Industrial Emissions Directive - Large Combustion Plants

    12th January 2012
  119. New Daily Air Quality Index implemented

    5th January 2012
  120. Notification of Changes to the Air Quality Index

    7th December 2011
  121. Publication of the 2009 Scottish Air Quality Mapping Report

    29th November 2011
  122. Air Pollution in the UK 2010: UK's Annual Report to the Commission

    2nd November 2011
  123. Correction to Scottish background and roadside NO2 maps for 2009, 2010, 2015 and 2020

    10th June 2011
  124. Consultation on air quality plans to meet the EU Limit Values for Nitrogen Dioxide in Scotland

    10th June 2011
  125. Iceland's Grimsvotn volcano - Air quality and health impacts

    26th May 2011
  126. Weekly Performance Checks of TEOM-FDMS in the SAQD

    23rd May 2011
  127. Air Pollution Detectives launched

    9th May 2011
  128. Publication of the Scottish Air Quality Database Brochure for 2010

    7th April 2011
  129. Scottish Air Quality Grant Application Letters

    23rd February 2011