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Government policy and scientific reports

UK Government Policy and Guidance Notes

These will include the latest documents relating to the UK Air Quality Strategy, together with guidance notes for local authorities on how to implement the local Review and Assessment of Air Quality.

There are also documents relating to the implementation of European Directives, publications from government sponsored expert review groups on air quality, and government press releases relating to the latest air quality trends or high air pollution episodes.

All the documents can be found on the Defra website's air quality pages.

UK Air Quality Monitoring and Scientific reports

These are published by Defra, DH, various consultants and other research groups.

Reports include the strategic policy analyses which support the UK Air Quality Strategy, together with progress reports on the UK air quality monitoring networks, air quality forecasting and UK air quality dissemination systems.

There are also reports on UK air pollution emissions, trends and long-term forecasts. These scientific and progress reports are published in a comprehensive downloadable database on the Library section of the Defra UK-AIR website.

Regional Air Quality Research Reports and Papers

The King's College Environmental Research Group (ERG) publishes scientific papers relating to air quality across London, as well as progress reports on the latest results from the London air quality monitoring network.