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VOC Clean Air
28 February 2019

Clean Air Strategy 2019

 

To further address the health and safety and environmental issues surrounding air pollution, in January 2019 the UK government launched a Clean Air Strategy to outline how they will tackle all sources of air pollution, making air healthier to breathe, protecting nature and boosting the economy.

The government confirms their plans for dealing with all sources of air pollution, making our air healthier to breathe, protecting nature and boosting the economy.

VOC Clean Air
28 February 2019

Environmental issues

 

 

 

Air pollution is now something we are all aware of and is often included alongside UV levels on weather forecasts.

VOCs are themselves directly an air pollutant but also have secondary effects. When sunlight and heat react with VOCs, sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides (gasses released from many industrial process and vehicles) ozone is generated and smog is formed.