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Air Quality technical briefing

Air Quality

It is estimated that the annual cost to our healthcare system of conditions related to air pollution is in the region of £25.7 billion.

Adhering to air quality targets in line with the EU limits is not just about helping reduce pressure on our healthcare infrastructure, it’s also about ensuring that your development proposals are approved.

As a central theme in the National Planning Policy Framework and National Planning Practice Guidance, we are finding that development proposals have been, and will continue to be, refused unless robust data on the impact on air quality and mitigation measures are submitted with applications.

Opening Quote MarkUnderstanding and identifying the air quality impacts of development proposals is essential to getting them passedClosing Quote Mark

Leenamarie Aantaa-Collier

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