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Clean Air Act (2004-2007) - AQ0906

Clean Air Act 1993 2004-2007 (CPEA 16)

Project Summary

a. Contract Title – Clean Air Act 1993 2004-2007.

b. Duration – 01/6/2004 – 31/08/2008.

c. Description – main contract plus extensions: Provision of the following services that support Defra and the Devolved Administrations with enquiries and assessments relating to the Clean Air Act 1993 –

(i) Responding to regular phone and email enquiries relating to the Clean Air Act received from sources such as Defra, the Devolved Administrations, Local Authorities, the public and appliance/fuel manufacturers and distributors.

(ii) Maintenance and updating of content of the UK Smoke Control Areas web pages.

(iii) Processing applications for authorisation of fuels from fuel manufacturers and distributors.

(iv) Processing applications for exemption of appliances from appliance manufacturers and distributors.

(v) Represent Defra and the Devolved Administration’s interests on the relevant on BSI committees relating to fuel and appliance testing.

(vi) Witnessing a number of field trials at test houses or on site when appliances or fuels are tested.

(vii) Provision of additional ad-hoc advice to Defra and the Devolved Administrations.

(viii) Providing Defra and the Devolved Administrations with regular updates on progress of application and enquiries.

d. Contract value £143,243 (including extensions)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2004

To: 2008

Cost: £143,253
Contractor / Funded Organisations
AEA Energy & Environment
Air Pollution              
Environmental Protection              
Fields of Study
Air Quality