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Assessing the potential for local action to achieve EU limit values (2011)
Conference Proceeding
Barnes, J. H., Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., Longhurst, J., & Olowoporoku, A. O. (2011). Assessing the potential for local action to achieve EU limit values. In C. Brebbia, J. Longhurst, & V. Popov (Eds.), Air Pollution XIX (277-285). https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR110261

Despite 14 years of UK Local Air Quality Management (LAQM), ambient NO concentrations have not decreased as expected. Although NO concentrations decreased from 1996 to 2002-4, this trend has subsequently levelled off. The UK Government has failed t... Read More about Assessing the potential for local action to achieve EU limit values.

Towards a new framework for air quality management in Nigeria (2011)
Conference Proceeding
Olowoporoku, A. O., Longhurst, J., Barnes, J. H., & Edokpayi, C. A. (2011). Towards a new framework for air quality management in Nigeria. In C. Brebbia, J. Longhurst, & V. Popov (Eds.), Air Pollution XIX (1-10). https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR110011

Since 1988 the Nigerian Government has introduced environmental legislation aimed at reducing the atmospheric impact of various sources of pollution. Emphasis has often been placed on mitigating pollution from the oil and gas industry. However, vario... Read More about Towards a new framework for air quality management in Nigeria.

Recalibrating the United Kingdom's local air quality management regime to deliver desired goals (2010)
Book Chapter
Longhurst, J., Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., Irwin, J. G., & Olowoporoku, A. O. (2010). Recalibrating the United Kingdom's local air quality management regime to deliver desired goals. In C. In Brebbia, & J. Longhurst (Eds.), Air Pollution XVIII (73-82). Southampton & Boston: WIT Press. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR100071

The UK has operated a sophisticated Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) regime since 1997. This comprises two distinct phases: Review and Assessment and Action Planning. The Review and Assessment is the diagnostic phase and concludes with declaration... Read More about Recalibrating the United Kingdom's local air quality management regime to deliver desired goals.