Air quality issues
Air pollution is currently the largest environmental health risk in the UK. This section explains what air pollution is and how it affects health, and the current UK legislation regulating air pollution.
It also covers air quality in the context of planning, specifically the NPPF, which requires planners to take into account the impact on air quality during the planning process.
This section is maintained by Hannah Dennett.
Legislation: Clean Air Act 1993
RICS standards and guidance: Environmental Impact Assessment