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Decision details

Air Quality - Annual Status Report 2018

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change, Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Purpose of Report: To update the Executive Member on air quality in York in 2018 and on progress of Air Quality Action Plan 3 measures to achieve the air quality objectives.

The Executive Member will be asked to note the report and approve the recommendation to revoke the Air Quality Management Area for Fulford.

Decision:

Resolved:

 

(i)           That the contents of the report be noted, including the continuing trend in air quality improvements in York.

 

(ii)         That the decision to revoke the Fulford Road Air Quality Management Area (Order No. 2) (subject to any comments by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)), be approved.

 

Reason: Concentrations of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) monitored in the Fulford Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) remained well below the health based objective in 2018.  Annual mean concentrations of nitrogen dioxide monitored in this area have not exceeded 35?g/m3 in the last 2 years (the objective level is 40?g/m3)

Report author: Mike Southcombe

Publication date: 12/11/2019

Date of decision: 11/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 11/11/2019 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change

Effective from: 14/11/2019

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