Defra set out new legally binding environment targets


See link for further details, this was published mid-December. The legislation sets out new targets for PM2.5, set out below, and commit the Government to publishing an Environmental Improvement Plan in January 2023.

  • An Annual Mean Concentration Target for PM2.5 levels in England of 10 µg m-3
  • A Population Exposure Reduction Target of 35% for PM2.5 compared to 2018 to be achieved by 2040.

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