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

Analysis of this recent air pollution episode is provided in the following short report, available for
On 26 January 2009 the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) introduced a new search engine to the Scottish Pollutants Release Inventory (SPRI).
This guidance is issued by the Scottish Ministers to help local authorities with their local air quality management duties under Part IV of the Environment Act 1995.
The Scottish Government will be hosting a Local Air Quality Management training day on 13 February 2009.
Monitoring of air quality at the Fife Cupar Bonnygate monitoring site has had to be temporarily suspended while work is undertaken to re-align the road and the pedestrian crossing adjacent to the moni
Do local authorities need to undertake a Strategic Environmental Assessment for air quality action plans?
There was a major fire incident on the evening of Tuesday July 8th in Glasgow.
This consultation concerns Policy Guidance and Technical Guidance on local air quality management. The Policy Guidance applies to Scotland only whereas the Technical Guidance applies UK-wide.
The 2007 project report has now been finalised, providing details of:
  • Website and Database development
  • Annual seminar and newsletter
  • Data availability for 2007
  • QA/QC
The 2007 project report has now been finalised, providing details of:

Website and Database development
Annual seminar and newsletter
Data availability for 2007
You can now register here to receive daily or hourly e-mail updates of the latest air quality measurements across Scotland. Click here.
The 2007 Air Pollution in Scotland brochure has been published. Please view report from here.

New Practical Guidance on the use of Diffusion Tubes for Ambient NO2 Monitoring has now been released.

Latest ratified figures show that over the last ten years concentrations of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and PM10 particulate matter in Scotland appear to have decreased significant

Latest figures show that over the last ten years concentrations of nitrogen dioxide and PM10 particulate matter in Scotland appear to have decreased significantly.

A pilot study mapping exercise has been carried out to see if more accurate estimates of background pollutant concentrations across Scotland can be obtained.