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Broxburn Air Quality Management Area

An Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) for Broxburn was declared in March 2011 due to exceedances of both Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and fine particulates (PM10). An Air Quality Action Plan (AQAP) has been developed and approved with measures to reduce air pollution levels in Broxburn.

Supporting Information

A Icon for pdf Detailed Assessment [2.74MB] of air quality was carried out and it found that road traffic, principally cars, is the main source of air pollution in central Broxburn.

AQMA Declaration

An AQMA was declared by a legal order in March 2011 due to the air pollution levels exceeding permitted levels. You can find the Icon for pdf Broxburn AQMA order and AQMA map here [248.88KB].

Air Quality Action Plan

A draft Air Quality Action Plan (AQAP) was developed. It was subject to wide consultation over 6 weeks, both internal and external, including transport operators, local residents, community council, local businesses and elected members. The feedback from the consultation shaped the finalised action plan and the priority given to each measure.

A finalised version of the AQAP was then developed and prior to adoption, a further 6 week public consultation was carried out. The finalised Action Plan lists the measures considered worthy of pursuit and details timescales for their implementation. The  Icon for pdf AQAP for Broxburn can be accessed here [1.59MB].

Your Contribution

Anyone with views on the Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) for Broxburn or the Air Quality Action Plan  (AQAP) can email broxburnairquality@westlothian.gov.uk or post to West Lothian Council, Environmental Health, c/o West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 6FF.

More Information

For more general information regarding air quality throughout West Lothian please see  Icon for pdf Annual Progress Report 2017 [2.43MB] or the Icon for pdf non-technical summary [130.78KB].

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