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Quick Start Guide 1 - Air Quality Basics & Science
Air Quality - Quick Start Guides (QSG)
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Air Quality - Quick Start Guides (QSG)

Quick Start Guide 1 - Air Quality Basics & Science

This is a pre-recorded webinar.   Estimated time to view this webinar is 1 hr 30 mins.  It is available from 22 April 2024.

Fee = £150.00 plus VAT or 2 credits

The first Quick Start Guide (QSG) in this series of webinars will introduce local authority officers to the air pollution. It will start with an overview of key air pollutants in the UK as well as outlining terminology that is used to describe pollution in an air quality policy context. It then looks at the distribution of key air pollutants over the UK and looks at the socioeconomic impacts of pollution and finishes with what current methods are being implemented to reduce poor air quality.

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Quick Start Guide 2 - Basics regarding legislation
Air Quality - Quick Start Guides (QSG)
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Air Quality - Quick Start Guides (QSG)

Quick Start Guide 2 - Basics regarding legislation

This is a pre-recorded webinar.   Estimated time to view this webinar is 1 hr 30 mins.  It is available from June 2024.

Fee = £150.00 plus VAT or 2 credits

The second QSG builds on knowledge learned in the first QSG by introducing national air quality regulations such as the Air Quality Framework Directive, Air Quality Standards Regulations 2010, Air Quality Action plan for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) (2017) and more. They describe the basic principles as to how air quality should be assessed and managed. The QSG continues to introduce specific legislation for local authorities such as the Local Air Quality Management Framework underpinned by the Environment Act 1995.

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Quick Start Guide 3 - Basic introduction to Local Authority functions related to Air Quality
Air Quality - Quick Start Guides (QSG)
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Air Quality - Quick Start Guides (QSG)

Quick Start Guide 3 - Basic introduction to Local Authority functions related to Air Quality

This is a pre-recorded webinar.   Estimated time to view this webinar is 1 hr 30 mins.  It is available from 1 July 2024.

Fee = £150.00 plus VAT or 2 credits

The third QSG focuses the duties that local authorities have under the Local Air Quality Management Framework to assess air quality. Topics covered under this webinar include Monitoring and Assessment, Annual Status Reports, Air Quality Management Areas, Air Quality Action Plans and Air Quality Strategies.

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Quick Start Guide 4 - Air Quality Guidance updates
Air Quality - Quick Start Guides (QSG)
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Air Quality - Quick Start Guides (QSG)

Quick Start Guide 4 - Air Quality Guidance updates

This is a pre-recorded webinar.   Estimated time to view this webinar is 1 hr 30 mins.  It is available from 1 July 2024.

Fee = £150.00 plus VAT or 2 credits

The final QSG will cover recent updates to air quality guidance and legislation as well as explaining recent topics related to air quality topics in the news. There will be a particular focus on the two new legally-binding long-term targets for PM2.5 under the Environment Act 2021. The webinar will also cover emerging pollutants that local authorities should be aware of.


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