Air Pollution in the UK 2013: UK’s Annual Report to the Commission

News published: 26/09/2014

The UK's annual air quality compliance report for 2013 is published by Defra and the Devolved Administrations today. This report summarises the UK's 2013 submission on air quality under Directives 2008/50/EC and 2004/107/EC to the EU Commission, presenting air quality modelling data and measurements from national air pollution monitoring networks.

As of 2013, the air quality compliance assessment is submitted to the Commission via e-Reporting (a new process, developed by the European Commission, for reporting of compliance and provision of data). The UK's annual submission for 2013 will be uploaded to the Commission website at All the compliance results come under "Information on the Attainment of Environmental Objectives" in e-Reporting Data Flow G.

Previous years' submissions (which were in the form of a standard questionnaire) can be found at

The report "Air Pollution in the UK 2013", and a summarised version "Air Pollution in the UK 2013 - Compliance Assessment Summary" can both be downloaded in full from

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