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What has been achieved in the 60 years since the first Clean Air Act? (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., Barnes, J., Bushel, C., Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., Prestwood, E., & Williams, B. (2016, October). What has been achieved in the 60 years since the first Clean Air Act?. Presented at Routes to Clean Air 2

2016 marks 60 years since the first UK Clean Air Act. This presentation considers the factors contributing to successful management of air quality and the factors that act as barriers to progress. The public health catastrophe of the 1952 Londo... Read More about What has been achieved in the 60 years since the first Clean Air Act?.

Air pollution, deprivation and health: Understanding relationships to add value to local air quality management policy and practice in Wales, UK (2016)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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.