Policy paper

Air Quality: UK National Air Pollution Control Programme

The National Air Pollution Control Programme (NAPCP) sets out measures and analysis for how emission reduction commitments can be met across the UK.

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National Air Pollution Control Programme

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The National Air Pollution Control Programme (NAPCP) sets out how the UK can meet the legally binding 2020 and 2030 emission reduction commitments (ERCs). These commitments apply for 5 pollutants:

  • nitrogen oxides
  • ammonia
  • non-methane volatile organic compounds
  • particulate matter
  • sulphur dioxide

This programme is required under The National Emission Ceilings Regulations 2018

Published 1 April 2019