Pollutionwatch: Irish air quality to benefit from better data

Bigger measurement network reveals issues such as nitrogen dioxide breach in Dublin

A big expansion in Ireland’s air pollution measurement network is yielding information to shape solutions. New data reveals that Dublin has breached legal limits for nitrogen dioxide for the first time in a decade.

This was on a busy road near Heuston train station, but computer modelling has projected problems on other city-centre streets, beside the M50 motorway and near the port tunnel portal.

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