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2012 - 2015 Monitoring Team – Safer Streets.  Air Quality Introduction ◦ Brent ◦ Air quality Monitoring ◦ Previous Air Quality Action Plan  The revised.

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1 Monitoring Team – Safer Streets

2  Air Quality Introduction ◦ Brent ◦ Air quality Monitoring ◦ Previous Air Quality Action Plan  The revised Air Quality Action Plan ◦ Key elements ◦ Present and Future ◦ Challenges to delivery  Next Steps

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4 Diffusion tubes Monitoring Stations Site NameStatusLocationPollutants monitored Brent 1 CLOSED Urban background KingsburyCO, NO 2, PM 10, SO 2, O 3 and PAH’s Brent 4Roadside site Drury WayNO 2, PM 10, dark smoke, SO 2, PM 2.5, O 3 Brent 5Industrial site 2004-to present NeasdenNO 2 and PM 10 Brent 6A roadside site 2006-to present HarlesdenNO 2, PM 10 and SO 2 Brent 7 CLOSED Urban background 2008 to present KilburnNO 2 and PM 10 Analysers

5  Brent AQMA ◦ What? ◦ Why? ◦ When?  The Action Plan Air Quality Management Area

6 Theme 1 : Promoting cleaner transport 26 actions  23 completed – council travel plan, walking/ cycling, Theme 2 : Traffic reduction 21 actions,  15 completed – restrict development in AQMA, car free Theme 3 : Promotion of cleaner fuels 14 actions,  7 completed – idling vehicles, vehicle emissions tests, LEZ Theme 4 : Local industry 17 actions,  16 completed: EA & Neasden, other waste sites, CMS, BPG Theme 5 : Improving Eco-efficiency of developments 12 actions,  7 completed: planning consults Theme 6 : Wider actions (corporate, regional, Mayor) 8 actions,  3 completed

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8 Key Elements:  Fundamental measures and New AQ actions  Integrated with Climate Change measures and public health  Commercial and business  Simplified  Measureable  Greater focus on fewer, highest impact work-streams.

9 ActionDescriptionF.1 Monitor key air pollutants F.2 Reduce industrial & waste facilities emissions F.3 Reduce impacts of idling engines F.4 Reduce Council carbon emissions F.5 Limit impacts from new planning applications F.6 Restrict the burning of waste F.7 Reduce regional emissions F.8 Raise awareness and educate F.9 Support Mayoral, Government and EU initiatives F.10 Limit traffic impacts in ‘Action Areas’ within Brent F.11 Support the Council’s Green agenda

10 ActionDescriptionTimescale A.1 Integrate air quality with public health Oct 2013 A.2 Increase tree in new developments Oct 2013 A.3 Develop a corporate strategy to reduce impacts from proposed incineration plant (+ 20% Carbon Reduction) Mar 2015 A.4 Update the Sustainable Development Checklist Mar 2013 A.5 Set carbon & NO 2 reduction targets for regeneration schemes Mar 2015 A.6 Review planning policies re: environmental impacts Mar 2013 A.7 Achieve reduction in car to non-car modal shift Mar 2014 A.8 Install electric charging points Mar 2014 A.9 Reduce congestion associated with new/ proposed traffic management schemes Mar 2015 A.10 Facilitate increase in car clubs Mar 2015 A.11 Achieve 10% emissions reductions from businesses Mar 2015 A.12 Energy use in Council housing stock (20% reduction) & Emissions from Council services delivery (25% reduction) Mar 2015 A.13 Reduce use of fossil fuels in council buildings Mar 2015 A.14 Secure 10% reduction in NO 2, PM10 and CO 2 from commercial fleet operators Mar 2015 A.15 Lobby government re: waste licensing controls Mar 2015 AQ ACTIONS

11 Key Elements:  Fundamental measures and New AQ actions  Integrated with Climate Change measures and public health  Commercial and business  Simplified  Measureable  Greater focus on fewer, highest impact work-streams.

12  Public consultation  Publish the new AQAP  Resources? – challenging!  Review

13  Further information Regulatory Service ManagerTel: Technical Officer (Air Quality) Tel:


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