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

Scottish Government, in partnership with Glow, Scotland's online education community and AEA, is pleased to announce the launch of our "Air Pollution Detectives" website today.

The Scottish Government has recently invited Scottish Local Authorities to apply for air quality funding for 2011/12.

The invitation comprises of three sections relating to:

Openair provides free, open-source innovative data analysis tools in R; a free and open-source programming language designed for the analysis

The Scottish Government has launched the Scottish Air Quality Discussion Forum as part of the Scottish Air Quality Database and Website.

We’ve noted some high PM10 concentrations measured at East Dunbartonshire Kirkintilloch AQM site in the last week.

A cloud of volcanic ash from the eruption of the Eyjafallajokull volcano in Iceland continues to affect UK airspace.

Currently there is a cloud of volcanic ash situated over the UK, caused by the eruption of the Eyjafallajokull volcano in Iceland.

A review published today details the findings and subsequent recommendations of the In-House Policy Consultancy (IHPC) report into Local Air Quality Management (LAQM).
During the period 28 Feb – 4 March 2010, thirteen air quality monitoring stations in Scotland recorded moderate or higher concentrations of PM10.

A number of changes have recently been made to the Local Air Quality Management tools available on the Scottish Air Quality website at

A short report (available here) has been prepared describing an invest
The purpose of this consultation is to invite comments on the transposition into Scots law of Directive 2008/50/EC on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe.