Air Pollution in Cork City 2011 - Report

Executive Summary – 2011 Air Pollution Report:

This report describes air quality in Cork City through an assessment of the monitoring data generated by Cork City Council for the calendar year 2010. The pollutants are generated through fuel combustion in space heating, traffic, electricity generation and industry. They are the pollutants present in significant amounts in the air that could affect the well being of the city inhabitants and they are the pollutants chosen in other European cities to describe air quality.

Monitoring data for ozone, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide and sulphur dioxide is accessed by the EPA through a modem link from our monitoring station. This allows them to issue public warnings should any incident of high ozone occur and to comply with EU Directives.

See below link for full report:

Air Pollution in Cork City 2011 Report(990KB)