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Cleaner Air for Scotland 2: delivery plan

A plan setting out timelines, milestones and responsible organisations for delivering the actions in Cleaner Air for Scotland 2: towards a better place for everyone.

Cleaner Air for Scotland 2: delivery plan
Placemaking

Placemaking

Priority Actions Delivery Organisation (Lead) Delivery Organisation(s) (Support) Short Term Medium Term Long Term
Plans and Policies Scottish Government will ensure that National Planning Framework 4 has regard to CAFS 2 in its preparation, in accordance with the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019. Scottish Government (PAD) Scottish Government (EQCE)    
Plans and Policies Scottish Government with support from SEPA will promote the aim of the UK ITAPA project in developing an online air pollution risk assessment tool for air pollution effects on ecosystems Scottish Government (EQCE) SEPA    
Plans and Policies Scottish Government with support from SEPA will implement the National Modelling Framework (NMF) Regional air quality model to assess the effects of land-use development on local air quality Scottish Government (EQCE) SEPA    
Plans and Policies Local authorities with support from the Scottish Government will assess how effectively air quality is embedded in plans, policies, City Deals and other initiatives, and more generally in cross departmental working, identifying and addressing evidence, skills, awareness and operational gaps. Local Authorities Scottish Government (EQCE)    
Place Standard Tool Scottish Government will work with local authorities who wish to develop a targeted approach where appropriate for utilising the Place Standard tool with an air-quality focus Scottish Government (EQCE & PAD) Local Authorities    
Place Standard Tool Scottish Government working with local authorities will continue to promote the use and role of the Place Standard tool(s) in place-based approaches, enabling delivery of air quality improvement as a co-benefit of delivering high quality sustainable places that support health & wellbeing and reduce health inequalities Scottish Government (EQCE & PAD) Local Authorities    
Nature Based Solutions Scottish Government will commission a review of nature based and green infrastructure interventions which can benefit air quality, using the outcomes to develop a database of potential solutions. Scottish Government (EQCE) NatureScot    

Contact

Email: andrew.taylor2@gov.scot