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FOI 13026

Air pollution and schools

Request

1.
How many air pollution monitors are actively recording and measuring air pollution levels in
Brentwood Borough Council?
2.
What pollutants do these monitors measure? (if different for each monitor please provide breakdown)
3.
How many of these air pollution monitors are within 10 metres of a primary or secondary school? If possible please provide co-ordinates
of schools.
4.
Are primary and secondary schools considered as priority locations when you are choosing where to put air pollution monitors?

5.
How many children do you estimate attend primary and secondary schools in
Brentwood Borough Council?

Response

1. How many air pollution monitors are actively recording and measuring air pollution levels in Brentwood Borough Council? – 1 Active
2. What pollutants do these monitors measure? (if different for each monitor please provide breakdown) – Nitrogen Dioxide
3. How many of these air pollution monitors are within 10 metres of a primary or secondary school? If possible please provide co-ordinates of schools. - NIL
4. Are primary and secondary schools considered as priority locations when you are choosing where to put air pollution monitors? No - unless exposed to road traffic
5. How many children do you estimate attend primary and secondary schools in Brentwood Borough Council? – Unknown – Essex County Council would be the authority to contact.