AQMA

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AQMAAir Quality Management Area (UK)
AQMAAir Quality Maintenance Area
AQMAAmerican Quarter Midget Association (Sacramento, CA)
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AN eighth Air Quality Management Area has now been declared in Calderdale.
Liverpool is an Air Quality Management Area - and scientific research quoted by the council has found polluted air could contribute to 230 deaths a year in the city.
Guildford has one air quality management area (AQMA) covering a small section of B3000 The Street in Compton where Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) levels were found to be higher than the government's national levels.
However, air quality management area (AQMA) status will not yet be revoked from the town centre or from two similar areas in Airdrie and Coatbridge despite the "ever-improving picture" - as three years of constant results are required, along with new measurements for particulate matter PM2.5.
"It's quite a big statement for this council to say everything's safe, but take lots of precautions anyway as soon as you go over the A45 because there's an air quality management area there.
The area has been declared an Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) by Newcastle City Council.
Officers will be forced to declare an Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) to target the sections between the A19 and Newport Bridge, and Hartington Interchange and Cineworld roundabout.
Joanne Waller, Durham County Council's head of environment, health and consumer protection, said: "It's important to assure people that the Air Quality Management Area is nothing to be concerned about.
"We have also declared Sandwell an Air Quality Management Area and put in place actions to improve air quality.
The proposal to create an Air Quality Management Area follows a detailed assessment carried out by independent consultants, which concluded that there was a potential risk that levels of nitrogen dioxide could exceed the air quality objectives set by the government.
Now, Councillors Phil Gilchrist and Tom Harney have requested Wirral council create an air quality management area (AQMA), which would see more levels being checked in the village..
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