Issue details

Air Quality Update and Annual Status Report

Purpose of Report: To provide an update on air quality in the city and progress made with implementation of Air Quality Action Plan 3 (AQAP3), following the submission of the Annual Status Report (ASR) to DEFRA. The report is provided for information only.

From June 2016, Government is introducing an ASR for local authorities in England. The key functions of the ASR are to provide a public-facing summary of the local air quality situation and the main air quality improvement measures being taken. The ASR also includes a technical report with more detailed information as well as monitoring/modelling of key pollutants.

The Executive Member is asked to note the contents of the report.

 

Decision type: Non-Key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/05/2016

Decision due: 05/09/16 by Executive Member for Environment

Lead member: Executive Member for Environment

Lead director: Director of Communities & Neighbourhoods

Department: Directorate of Communities & Neighbourhoods

Contact: Mike Southcombe 019904 551514 Email: mike.southcombe@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

In line with schedule 11 of the Environment Act, Local Authorities are required to consult with the following bodies regarding any ‘air quality review’:
•the Secretary of State;
•the appropriate new Agency;
•in England and Wales, the highway authority for any highway in the area to which the review or, as the case may be, the action plan or revision relates;
•every local authority whose area is contiguous to the authority’s area;
•any county council in England whose area consists of or includes the whole or any part of the authority’s area;
•any National Park authority for a National Park whose area consists of or includes the whole or any part of the authority’s area;
•such public authorities exercising functions in, or in the vicinity of, the authority’s area as the authority may consider appropriate;
•such bodies appearing to the authority to be representative of persons with business interests in the area to which the review or action plan in question relates as the authority may consider appropriate;
•such other bodies or persons as the authority considers appropriate.

Making Representations: Contact report author

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