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This Discussion Paper deals with the standards in the NEPM and examines the health evidence to assess whether the current standards are still appropriate is the light of any new health evidence. Stakeholder comment wa sought on the information presented in this paper.
Discussion Paper Air Quality Standards - Review of the National Environment Protection (Ambient Air Quality) Measure (PDF - 1.5 MB)
Ambient Air Quality NEPM Review - Air Quality Standards Discussion Paper Presentation (PDF - 648.04 KB)
The overall purpose of the NEPM review is to evaluate the performance of the current AAQ NEPM in achieving the desired environmental outcome, and to recommend to Council any required changes to the NEPM.