Abu Dhabi releases strategy for cleaner air

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The Environment Agency Abu Dhabi has laid out plans to improve air quality and reduce noise pollution and requires businesses to commit to supporting cleaner air efforts.

The provisions of the air quality system apply to all projects and establishments operating in the UAE capital and their work requires obtaining an environmental licence from EAD to protect the ambient air. 

The agency will prepare the executive decisions, practice guides, and the necessary guidelines to implement the provisions of this system and issue them as part of its annexes.

The EAD will monitor and evaluate ambient air quality through environmental monitoring networks and will periodically sample and evaluate air pollutants in accordance with the maximum limits for concentrations of ambient air pollutants.

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