Plan of action for the improvement of the air quality in the municipality of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat

Point of measurement of air quality in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
The municipality of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat belongs to the Area of Special Protection of atmospheric environment by pollutants NO2 and PM10. As it is a municipality with a population of over 100,000 and has surpassed level limits, it must be developed a plan for compliance and improvement of air quality objectives.
 
This paper analyzes the quality of the air in the municipality, through an inventory of emissions for the different sources and the collection of data for the air quality of the points of measurement and campaigns carried out in the municipality.
 
Concerning emissions, private vehicles is the main source of NOx (79,5%) and of PM10 (91,6%). Of these emissions, more than a 35% occur in the highway B-20 when it passes through the municipality of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat. ,
 
Concerning air quality, as there have been exceedings of the limit values established by the European Union, it is necessary to adopt measures that help to maintain a good air quality.
 
A Plan of Improvement of Air Quality (PAMQA) consisting of different measures is presented. Since traffic is the main contributor to air pollution, 71% of the measures are aimed at this sector.
 
 
 
This paper analyzes the quality of the air in the municipality, through an inventory of emissions for the different sources and the collection of data for the air quality of the points of measurement and campaigns carried out in the municipality

Plan of action for the improvement of the air quality in the municipality of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat

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