Decision details

Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan – Tackling Nitrogen Dioxide Exceedances at the Roadside – Consultation Materials

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive – Helen Lockwood

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

In March 2018 the Secretary of State issued a Direction under the Environment Act 1995 requiring Oldham Council to produce a feasibility study to identify the option which will deliver compliance with the requirement to meet legal limits for nitrogen dioxide in the shortest possible time. Oldham Council complied with this Direction by the production of a feasibility study submitted to the Government's Joint Air Quality Unit (JAQU) in July 2018. Oldham Council is also required to address the exceedances that have been identified within its boundary during the Target Determination exercise. Oldham Council confirmed in its supplemental plan that the exceedance identified in Oldham was being addressed as part of the Greater Manchester plan. This has been acknowledged by Government.

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: the GM CAP consultation materials outlined in the report be approved.

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 - to approve the GM CAP consultation materials.
Option 2 - not to approve the GM CAP consultation materials.

Alternative options considered:

Option 2

Publication date: 13/10/2020

Date of decision: 08/10/2020

Effective from: 21/10/2020

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