Air Quality Expert Group

The Air Quality Expert Group (AQEG) is an Expert Committee to Defra that provides independent scientific advice on air quality, in particular the air pollutants contained in the Air Quality Strategy (AQS) for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and those covered by the EU Directives on Ambient Air Quality.

Specifically AQEG gives advice on levels, sources and characteristics of air pollutants in the UK. It does not advise on health impacts or air quality standards.

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AQEG Secretariat
NW Quarter Seacole Block
2 Marshall Street
London, SW1P 4DF

Tel: 08459 33 55 77

All correspondence for AQEG should be sent through the Secretariat. Members cannot guarantee a reply on AQEG business to any communication sent directly to them.

Issued jointly by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government, and the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland.