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

The annual Scottish Air Quality Database and Website Annual Seminar is taking place on Tuesday 24 January 2017 at The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 34 Bread Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9AF.

The first Scottish Air Quality Database (SAQD) stakeholder newsletter has been published, on behalf of the Scottish Government, by Ricardo Energy & Environment.

Smoke Control Area Guidance provided here

On the 14th July, Defra published UK wide 2013 reference year background maps (NOx NO2, PM10 and PM2.5) for years 2013-2030 (

Three teams of innovative young Scots are getting ready to do battle when they pitch their creative ideas to tackle the global problem of air pollution in front of some of the country's leading inn

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Welsh Government, the Scottish Government and the Department of the Environment in Northern Ireland published the following reports which can be

Scottish Government have published the Air Quality Scotland Brochure 2015 and it can be downloaded from the Technical reports

Watching volcanoes – SEPA’s new Volcanic Emissions Network

SEPA has launched a beta version of the new

Scottish Government have published the "Scottish Air Quality Maps: Pollutant modelling for 2014: annual mean NOx, NO2, and PM10" report and it can be downloaded fro

The Scottish Government has published new Local Air Quality Management Policy Guidance PG(S) (16) which is intended to help local authorities with their local air quality management duties under th

Fife Council held its second ECO Stars workshop to help Fife fleet operators become more efficient and improve local air quality.

The annual Scottish Air Quality Database and Website Annual Seminar takes place on Tuesday 22 March 2016 at the IET Glasgow: Teacher Building, 14 St Enoch Square, Glasgow G1 4DB.

The "Cleaner Air for Scotland – Road to a Healthier Future" (CAFS) strategy was published by Scottish Government in November 2015.

The Scottish Government invites views on draft revisions to the delivery of Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) in Scotland as outlined in the updated LAQM Technical Guidance and Policy Guidance

The COMEAP report on "Quantification of mortality and hospital admissions associated with ground-level ozone" was published on 1st October 2015.

The Scottish Government has published a consultation seeking views on updated air quality plans that set out the action taken and being planned at UK, Scottish and local levels to meet the annual a

See the full news item about Orkney taking delivery of their first electric bus at:

STEP and the Scottish Urban Air Quality Steering Group are seeking volunteers to take part in structured face-to-face and telephone inter