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

Bonfire and firework displays across Scotland cause elevated Particulate Matter (PM) overnight from 5th to 6th November. More details are available in the brief report below.

Fife launches a new green recognition scheme aiming to tackle air pollution from transport.

On Friday 20th June, the Air Quality in Scotland website was updated to include new versions of several LAQM tools. These include:

Ricardo-AEA is proud to announce the launch of the new and improved Air Quality in Scotland database and website today, alongside a new app for phones and tablets.

Defra and the Devolved Administrations provide mapped background air pollution concentration data and an Emissions Factors Toolkit (EFT) to local authorities to support air quality assessment.

A Call for Evidence has been launched to support a policy review of the Clean Air Act 1993 in Scotland. The Act is being reviewed with the following objectives:

Discussion and comments on the Review of LAQM in Scotland workshop held in August.
A consultation paper on a review of Local Air Quality Management in Scotland has been published today.
On Tuesday the 26th March the Scottish Environment Protection Agency is presenting at the Edinburgh International Science Festival on the topic of air pollution in Scotland, its impac
A Workshop to help in the development of the Scottish Air Quality Monitoring Strategy was held at the Scottish Government, Victoria Quay on the 28th August 2012.
The Scottish Government has recently stated its position on the relationship between biomass combustion and the potential conflict with local air quality (see
Due to a technical fault, the background pollutant concentration data for Scottish Local Authority Review and Assessment work available for download between 24/04/12 and 01/05/12 were subject to error

On the 11th April 2012, updated mapped concentrations of background NOX, NO2 and PM10 on a 1 x 1 km grid square basis were made available on the Scottish Air Qualit

Article 32 of the industrial emissions Directive (2010/75/EC) provides for the establishment of a transitional national plan (TNP) for emissions of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and dust for certai

The Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) was asked by Defra and the Devolved Administrations to review the Air Quality Index to ensure that it is fit for purpose given develo