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Risk of respiratory hospital admission associated with modelled concentrations of Aspergillus fumigatus from composting facilities in England (2020)
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Roca-Barcelo, A., Douglas, P., Fecht, D., Sterrantino, A. F., Williams, B., Blangiardo, M., …Hansell, A. L. (in press). Risk of respiratory hospital admission associated with modelled concentrations of Aspergillus fumigatus from composting facilities in England. Environmental Research, 108949. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2019.108949

Bioaerosols have been associated with adverse respiratory-related health effects and are emitted in elevated concentrations from composting facilities. We used modelled Aspergillus fumigatus concentrations, a good indicator for bioaerosol emissions,... Read More about Risk of respiratory hospital admission associated with modelled concentrations of Aspergillus fumigatus from composting facilities in England.

Estimating Aspergillus fumigatus exposure from outdoor composting activities in England between 2005 and 14 (2018)
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Williams, B., Douglas, P., Roca Barcelo, A., Hansell, A., & Hayes, E. (2019). Estimating Aspergillus fumigatus exposure from outdoor composting activities in England between 2005 and 14. Waste Management, 84, 235-244. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2018.11.044

Bioaerosols, ubiquitous in ambient air, are released in elevated concentrations from composting facilities with open-air processing areas. However, spatial and temporal variability of bioaerosols, particularly in relation to meteorology, is not well... Read More about Estimating Aspergillus fumigatus exposure from outdoor composting activities in England between 2005 and 14.

Mapping ammonia risk on sensitive habitats in Ireland (2018)
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Kelleghan, D. B., Hayes, E. T., Everard, M., & Curran, T. P. (2019). Mapping ammonia risk on sensitive habitats in Ireland. Science of the Total Environment, 649, 1580-1589. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.424

© 2018 Elsevier B.V. The aim of this study was to provide a simple, cost-effective, risk-based map of terrestrial areas in Ireland where environmental quality may be at risk from atmospheric ammonia. This risk-based approach identifies Natura 2000 si... Read More about Mapping ammonia risk on sensitive habitats in Ireland.

Scoping studies to establish the capability and utility of a real-time bioaerosol sensor to characterise emissions from environmental sources (2018)
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Nasir, Z. A., Hayes, E., Williams, B., Gladding, T., Rolph, C., Khera, S., …Tyrrel, S. (2019). Scoping studies to establish the capability and utility of a real-time bioaerosol sensor to characterise emissions from environmental sources. Science of the Total Environment, 648, 25-32

A novel dual excitation wavelength based bioaerosol sensor with multiple fluorescence bands called Spectral Intensity Bioaerosol Sensor (SIBS) has been assessed across five contrasting outdoor environments. The mean concentrations of total and fluore... Read More about Scoping studies to establish the capability and utility of a real-time bioaerosol sensor to characterise emissions from environmental sources.

Policy disconnect: A critical review of UK air quality policy in relation to EU and LAQM responsibilities over the last 20 years (2018)
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Barnes, J. H., Hayes, E. T., Chatterton, T., & Longhurst, J. (2018). Policy disconnect: A critical review of UK air quality policy in relation to EU and LAQM responsibilities over the last 20 years. Environmental Science and Policy, 85, 28-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2018.03.024

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd This paper critically reviews United Kingdom (UK) air quality policy in relation to European and Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) responsibilities over the last 20 years. The arguments articulated in this paper highlight the gu... Read More about Policy disconnect: A critical review of UK air quality policy in relation to EU and LAQM responsibilities over the last 20 years.

Enhancing Local Air Quality Management to maximise public health integration, collaboration and impact in Wales, UK: A Delphi study (2017)
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Brunt, H., Barnes, J., Longhurst, J., Scally, G., & Hayes, E. T. (2018). Enhancing Local Air Quality Management to maximise public health integration, collaboration and impact in Wales, UK: A Delphi study. Environmental Science and Policy, 80, 105-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.11.014

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd Background Outdoor air pollution is a significant public health problem. The UK Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) regime is intended to protect public health through a prescribed process of assessment and collaborative action. D... Read More about Enhancing Local Air Quality Management to maximise public health integration, collaboration and impact in Wales, UK: A Delphi study.

Use of dispersion modelling for Environmental Impact Assessment of biological air pollution from composting: Progress, problems and prospects (2017)
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Tyrrel, S. F., Williams, W. B., Douglas, P., Hayes, E. T., Kinnersley, R. P., Walsh, K., …Drew, G. H. (2017). Use of dispersion modelling for Environmental Impact Assessment of biological air pollution from composting: Progress, problems and prospects. Waste Management, 70, 22-29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2017.08.023

© 2017 The Authors With the increase in composting as a sustainable waste management option, biological air pollution (bioaerosols) from composting facilities have become a cause of increasing concern due to their potential health impacts. Estimating... Read More about Use of dispersion modelling for Environmental Impact Assessment of biological air pollution from composting: Progress, problems and prospects.

The challenges, uncertainties and opportunities of bioaerosol dispersion modelling from open composting facilities (2017)
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Hayes, E., Williams, B., Hayes, E. T., Nasir, Z., Rolph, C., Jackson, S., …Tyrrel, S. (2017). The challenges, uncertainties and opportunities of bioaerosol dispersion modelling from open composting facilities. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR170051

© 2017 WIT Press. Bioaerosols are ubiquitous organic particles that comprise viruses, bacteria and coarser fractions of organic matter. Known to adversely affect human health, the impact of bioaerosols on a population often manifests as outbreaks of... Read More about The challenges, uncertainties and opportunities of bioaerosol dispersion modelling from open composting facilities.

Air pollution, deprivation and health: Understanding relationships to add value to local air quality management policy and practice in Wales, UK (2016)
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Brunt, H., Barnes, J., Jones, S. J., Longhurst, J., Scally, G., & Hayes, E. T. (2017). Air pollution, deprivation and health: Understanding relationships to add value to local air quality management policy and practice in Wales, UK. Journal of Public Health, 39(3), 485-497. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdw084

© The Author 2016. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of Faculty of Public Health. All rights reserved. Background Air pollution exposure reduces life expectancy. Air pollution, deprivation and poor-health status combinations can create i... Read More about Air pollution, deprivation and health: Understanding relationships to add value to local air quality management policy and practice in Wales, UK.

A critical review of the robustness of the UK government’s air quality plan and expected compliance dates (2016)
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Williams, B., Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., & Longhurst, J. (2016). A critical review of the robustness of the UK government’s air quality plan and expected compliance dates. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR160011

Globally, poor air quality is the most significant environmental health concern. Across Europe, 400,000 deaths were attributed to air pollution in 2012, whilst in the UK over 50,000 deaths per year are due to a combination of gaseous and particulate... Read More about A critical review of the robustness of the UK government’s air quality plan and expected compliance dates.

Local Air Quality Management policy and practice in the UK: The case for greater Public Health integration and engagement (2016)
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Longhurst, J. W., Scally, G., Brunt, H., Hayes, E., Brunt, H., Barnes, J., …Hayes, E. T. (2016). Local Air Quality Management policy and practice in the UK: The case for greater Public Health integration and engagement. Environmental Science and Policy, 58, 52-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2016.01.009

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd. The UK's Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) regime is designed to protect people's health from the ill-effects of air pollution, but it is failing to achieve its full potential. The Public Health aspects of, perspectives on, and... Read More about Local Air Quality Management policy and practice in the UK: The case for greater Public Health integration and engagement.

Progress with air quality management in the 60 years since the UK clean air act, 1956. Lessons, failures, challenges and opportunities (2016)
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Williams, W. B., Hayes, E. T., Chatterton, T. J., Longhurst, J. W., Longhurst, J., Barnes, J. H., …Williams, B. (2016). Progress with air quality management in the 60 years since the UK clean air act, 1956. Lessons, failures, challenges and opportunities. International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 11(4), 491-499. https://doi.org/10.2495/SDP-V11-N4-491-499

© 2016 WIT Press, www.witpress.com. This paper explores the challenges, opportunities and progress made with managing air quality since the United Kingdom parliament passed the Clean Air Act, 1956. It seeks to identify the factors contributing to suc... Read More about Progress with air quality management in the 60 years since the UK clean air act, 1956. Lessons, failures, challenges and opportunities.

Has UK Local Government Action Improved Local Air Quality? A Bristol Case Study (2015)
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Barnes, J. H., Hayes, E. T., & Longhurst, J. W. S. (2015). Has UK Local Government Action Improved Local Air Quality? A Bristol Case Study. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR150201

© 2015 WIT Press. In 2013, the UK exceeded the EU limit value for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) annual mean at 31 of its 43 zones and agglomerations. Current government predictions are that full compliance will not be achieved until after 2030, with 65% zon... Read More about Has UK Local Government Action Improved Local Air Quality? A Bristol Case Study.

Air quality action planning: why do barriers to remediation in local air quality management remain? (2014)
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Longhurst, J. W., Chatterton, T. J., Hayes, E. T., Barnes, J. H., Barnes, J., Hayes, E. T., …Longhurst, J. (2014). Air quality action planning: why do barriers to remediation in local air quality management remain?. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 57(5), 660-681. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2012.762573

UK local air quality action planning has failed to remediate exceedances of air quality targets, particularly for nitrogen dioxide, which are widespread and persistent a decade after the first local action plans were drafted. This paper is relevant t... Read More about Air quality action planning: why do barriers to remediation in local air quality management remain?.

Utilising Openair to support multi-stakeholder engagement and the resolution of air quality issues (2013)
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Hayes, E. T., Chatterton, T., Barnes, J., & Longhurst, J. (2013). Utilising Openair to support multi-stakeholder engagement and the resolution of air quality issues. Clean Air Journal, 23(1), 23-31

For key stakeholders to make informed air quality management decisions it is often necessary for in-depth data analysis to be tailored and concisely presented to meet their needs. Given the complexity of sources, the abundance of relevant data (e.g.... Read More about Utilising Openair to support multi-stakeholder engagement and the resolution of air quality issues.

Air as a common good (2013)
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Longhurst, J. W., Hayes, E. T., Staddon, C., Appleby, T., Pontin, B., Everard, M., …Longhurst, J. (2013). Air as a common good. Environmental Science and Policy, 33, 354-368. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2012.04.008

Ecosystem services provide a framework for integrated assessment of the societal benefits provided by air, the largest ecosystem on the planet, which has been substantially overlooked in former management frameworks. Many attributes of air are 'commo... Read More about Air as a common good.

Exploring a city's potential low carbon futures using Delphi methods: Some preliminary findings (2012)
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Hayes, E. T., Longhurst, J. W., Bailey, R., Longhurst, J., Hayes, E. T., Hudson, L., …Thumim, J. (2012). Exploring a city's potential low carbon futures using Delphi methods: Some preliminary findings. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 55(8), 1022-1046. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2011.635192

This paper describes a Delphi methodology to generate a number of broadly consensual low carbon scenarios for 2050. This approach to 'creating' the future, rather than predicting, is useful when dealing with profound and uncertain change over a long... Read More about Exploring a city's potential low carbon futures using Delphi methods: Some preliminary findings.

The rhetoric and realities of integrating air quality into local transport planning process (2012)
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Olowoporoku, A., Hayes, E. T., Longhurst, J., & Parkhurst, G. (2012). The rhetoric and realities of integrating air quality into local transport planning process. Journal of Environmental Management, 101(30), 23-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.01.017

Regardless of its intent and purposes, the first decade of the Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) framework had little or no effect in reducing traffic-related air pollution in the UK. Apart from the impact of increased traffic volumes, the major fa... Read More about The rhetoric and realities of integrating air quality into local transport planning process.

Introduction of local Air Quality Management in South Africa: Overview and challenges (2012)
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Hayes, E. T., Diab, R. D., Naiker, Y., Diab, R., Zunckel, M., & Hayes, E. T. (2012). Introduction of local Air Quality Management in South Africa: Overview and challenges. Environmental Science and Policy, 17, 62-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2011.11.009

Air pollution control in South Africa has undergone a shift from the best practicable means to an Air Quality Management approach. Previous legislation was out-dated and did not achieve acceptable air quality. Further, policy and legislative developm... Read More about Introduction of local Air Quality Management in South Africa: Overview and challenges.