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Air quality

Introduction

The Environment Act 1995 defined the process of Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) and gave us a duty to review air quality in our area. We use continuous analysers and passive diffusion tubes to monitor air quality at several locations within the borough.

Read our 2021 Annual Status Report (PDF) [1MB] (opens new window)

Results are compared to UK Air Quality Objectives; see the downloads at the bottom of this page.