March 2011
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Mar2011, Issue 434, p27
This section offers news briefs as of March 2011. A landmark Upper Tribunal ruling has made it easier for the British government to withhold data requested under the Environmental Information Regulations. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) launched an enhanced source of air quality information on February 14, 2011. According to DEFRA statistics, emissions of most air pollutants monitored by the government declined in 2009 in line with long-term trends.


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