Air Quality

Department/Agency

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Key information

Indicators of ambient air quality, covering concentrations of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, particulate matter, black smoke, lead, arsenic, cadmium, nickel, mercury, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, benzene, carbon monoxide, ozone, and O3 precursors (the measures include annual means and medians, daily maximums, etc).

Source

EPA and local authority air quality monitoring sites and assessment reports.

Scope

The current EPA continuous monitoring sites and locations where assessment reports have been conducted.

Frequency

Varying

Reference period

Varying dependent on pollutant

Start date

Varying dependent on location

Timeliness

Varying dependent on location

Classifications

  • Air quality zones
    Zone A Dublin; Zone B Cork; Zone C Limerick, Galway, Waterford, Drogheda, Dundalk, Bray, Navan, Ennis, Tralee, Kilkenny, Carlow, Naas, Sligo, Newbridge, Mullingar, Wexford, Letterkenny, Athlone, Celbridge, Clonmel, Balbriggan, Greystones, Leixlip and Portlaoise,; Zone D Remainder of State (excluding Zones A, B and C).

Theme

Environment, Climate and Energy - Environment

Page Created

2007-12-01

Page Modified

2015-08-05

Keywords

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