Welcome Megan!

We are delighted to introduce Megan Pond, who has joined our team as a Graduate Air Quality Consultant. Megan graduated with a first-class BSc in Chemistry from the University of York in 2023. Throughout her studies, Megan completed modules in atmospheric and environmental chemistry which has sparked her interest in air quality. Megan’s dissertation focused … Continued

SCAIL User-Guide Updated

Simple Calculation of Atmospheric Impact Limits from Agricultural Sources (SCAIL-Agriculture) is an important screening tool that can be used to assess impacts to human health and environmental designations from agricultural sources. With increased focus on reducing agricultural ammonia emissions in the UK Government’s 2019 Clean Air Strategy, there is an increasing requirement for agricultural developments … Continued

Air Pollutant Concentrations Linked to Decreased Hospital Admissions

New research finds that reductions in air pollutant concentrations during the Covid-19 pandemic led to a 42% reduction in asthma hospital admissions within Oxford. The study analysed monthly hospital admissions for adults with a primary diagnosis of acute asthma, from the beginning of 2015 to the end of 2020. Hourly air pollutant concentrations of nitrogen … Continued

Air Quality and Environmental Impact Assessment

In our latest news story, we look into air quality and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and how atmospheric emissions are considered throughout the process. What is an Environmental Impact Assessment? An Environmental Impact Assessment comprises and assessment of likely significant environmental impacts from a development. These are governed by the Town and Country Planning (Environmental … Continued

Welcome Catrin!

We are delighted to welcome Catrin Rathbone as a Graduate Air Quality Consultant in the Manchester team. Catrin graduated with a first-class BSc in Environmental Science from the University of Birmingham in 2022. Her dissertation focused on investigating factors affecting ammonia emissions from synthetic fertiliser usage in the UK and Ireland. Following this, Catrin decided … Continued

Bristol Office Open!

We are delighted to announce that Redmore Environmental has officially found a home in Bristol. The office is located in close proximity to Bristol Harbour, Cabot Circus and just a short walk from Bristol Temple Meads Station, providing a perfect location to enjoy all that Bristol has to offer. We are located at:   Whitefriars … Continued

Construction Dust Assessments Guidance Updated

Construction Dust Assessments continue to play a vital part in tackling the issue of air pollution associated with new developments across the UK. With the increasing research into health and amenity impacts as a result of dust emissions generated during construction, a requirement for updated guidance and methodologies to assess their impact has emerged. In … Continued

Greater Manchester’s Unique Clean Air Zone

The Greater Manchester unique Clean Air Zone (CAZ) has recently been proposed in order to bring air pollution in-line with national targets by the 2026 deadline. The Greater Manchester unique Clean Air Zone, if approved, would be investment-led; in contrast to the charging-based system adopted by other cities throughout the UK. What is a Clean … Continued

Welcome Rachel!

We would like to introduce Rachel Maris who has joined our team as an Air Quality Monitoring Technician. Rachel graduated with a 2:2 BSc in Geo-Environmental Hazards from Edge Hill University in 2022. Her dissertation used secondary speleothem data to help prove the 8.2ka event, an ice sheet melt 8,200 years ago spanning the northern … Continued

London Low Emission Zone Impact on Air Quality

The London Low Emission Zone (LEZ) was introduced in 2008 to reduce emissions from larger vehicles such as buses, coaches and lorries. To further tackle poor air quality around London, the world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) was implemented in 2019. This applies to more vehicle types such as cars, vans and motorcycles. What … Continued