3rd March 2021
The strategy outlines the actions that Cork City Council will undertake between 2021 and 2026 to reduce the concentrations of air pollutants in the city area; thereby positively impacting on the health and quality of life of residents and visitors.
Director of Operations, David Joyce said: “The Strategy builds on significant work being conducted by Cork City Council to develop a high-quality air monitoring system and to develop initiatives that will significantly lower the levels of pollutants in the air in the city”.
“Cork City Council is focused on addressing air pollution and continues to enforce the prohibition on the sale of smoky fuel. Cork City Council wants sustainability, quality of life and resilience to be at the heart of our city as it grows," he said.
Implementation of the Air Quality Strategy will involve the input of numerous departments within the City Council as well as contributions from external stakeholders. The actions set out to deliver the strategy have been separated into seven themes, namely;
The draft Air Quality Strategy is available at the Public Consultation Portal links below.
Submissions or observations are invited from all and can be made by the following means:
Public Consultation Portal:
By posting your submission to: Air Quality Strategy, Environment Department, City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork T12 T997
Should you have any queries please:
Air Quality Team, Environment Department, City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork T12 T997
Closing date for submissions: 31st March, 2021.