Increased Demand for SCAIL Assessments

Agricultural developers increasingly require an independent SCAIL Assessment to be undertaken as Natural England no longer provide this service. What is a SCAIL Assessment? A Simple Calculation of Atmospheric Limits (SCAIL) Assessment is a web based tool used to screen potential air quality effects on sensitive ecological designations as a result of ammonia emissions from … Continued

Home Working and Indoor Air Quality

Home working and indoor air quality have become growing topics of discussion amongst companies in recent years with both employers and employees becoming increasingly aware of the impact that poor air quality within their working environments has on their happiness, health and productivity. A survey undertaken by the Remark Group found that 57% of UK … Continued

Health and Safety Executive Cracks Down on Construction Dust

Starting on Monday 5th October 2020 the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will begin a month-long inspection of activities throughout Great Britain with a particular focus on respiratory risks and occupational lung disease from construction dust emissions. Why is Construction Dust a Problem? Long term exposure to construction dust can seriously damage your health and … Continued

Air Quality during the COVID-19 Lockdown

On 27th March 2020, we provided our initial findings for links between the coronavirus (COVID-19) and air quality during lockdown. Now over three months since the nationwide restrictions were put in place, we explore whether any significant trends can be identified. Air Quality during the COVID-19 Lockdown The COVID-19 pandemic has led to social and … Continued

Business Continuity Assurance

We would like to assure you, a new or existing client, along with all our other stakeholders, that all our Air Quality Consultants at Redmore Environmental are able to fulfil project commitments during the Covid-19 outbreak and will continue to do so during these unprecedented times. This is due to investment in IT infrastructure over … Continued

COVID-19 and Air Quality in the UK

Here at Redmore Environmental, we have been investigating COVID-19 and air quality in the UK and particularly whether current restrictions from the Coronavirus have had any impact on pollution levels to date. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused never before seen changes across extensive geographical areas of the world, bringing parts of travel and the economy … Continued

Addressing Ammonia Assessment in the UK

The requirement for an Ammonia Assessment to be produced in support of planning and environmental permitting applications is on the rise. In this news story we look at the reasons behind this change and the potential impacts on associated industries. Why is Ammonia a Problem? Atmospheric concentrations of harmful pollutants, such as nitrogen dioxide and … Continued

The Environment Bill – What Does it Mean for Air Quality Legislation?

On 15 October 2019, the UK Government published the long-awaited final draft of the Environment Bill which aims to reshape environmental regulation and enforcement in the UK following Brexit. The legislation only directly applies to England, with the exception of a small number of provisions that apply to Northern Ireland. However, the government envisions that, … Continued

Pollution Pods for Clean Air Week

Greater Manchester recently hosted its first ever Clean Air Week, from the 17th to the 23rd June 2019, coinciding with national Clean Air Day on the 20th June 2019. In order to mark the event, some of our Consultants headed down to MediaCityUK to visit the Pollution Pods on exhibition. What are the Pollution Pods? … Continued

The Results

We recently undertook an experiment looking into interior air quality within cars owned by eight members of staff here at Redmore Environmental. The results are now in and we’ve been spending some time considering the data alongside a number of factors that may have influenced the findings. The Interior Air Quality Results After a month … Continued