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FOI 12738

Air Pollution in the Borough

Request

I have been requested by the Parish Council to obtain information under a Freedom of Information Request.

The information regards two monitoring sites for Air Pollution namely:
·
B1002 Roman Road, Mountnessing close to A12
·
Fryerning Lane, Pemberton Avenue and Trimble Close close to the A12

The Parish Council would like to know the following:

1.
When were the last readings taken from these two sites and what they were?
2.
Please provide the historical data for these two sites as a comparison
3.
How often were readings taken for these two sites?

Response

Data requested for air quality monitoring sites
B1002 Roman Road, Mountnessing close to A12

Fryerning Lane, Pemberton Avenue and Trimble Close close to the A12
1. When were the last readings taken from these two sites and what they were?
The most recent results for these sites are 12.1ppb and 26.9ppb Nitrogen dioxide
2. Please provide the historical data for these two sites as a comparison
Historic data for these sites and the others monitored in Brentwood is attached as a spreadsheet. Information is also available on the Essex Air website at: http://www.essexair.org.uk/AQInEssex/LA/Brentwood.aspx?View=diffusion
3. How often were readings taken for these two sites?
Diffusion tubes are placed for monitoring each month (approximately)