Night time economy framework »The framework aims to help develop a sustainable, healthy and safe night time economy in Wales.Learn more »
New EU project to enhance coastal infrastructure in Wales and Ireland
Universities in Wales and Ireland are joining forces to investigate how coastal defences and renewable energy schemes can be improved by more eco-friendly designs.
- Welsh Government seeks innovative ideas to tackle childhood obesity with healthier and cheaper food choices
- Welsh team set to compete at Special Olympics, thanks to Welsh Government and Disability Sport Wales funding
- New EU project to enhance coastal infrastructure in Wales and Ireland
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Section highlightLandfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme
The scheme will support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by the disposal of waste to landfill.
Final Budget 2017-18 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2017-18 is £15bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
Air Quality Strategy
The first UK Air Quality Strategy was published in 2000. It contained policies for tackling air pollution and set air quality standards for eight key air pollutants. The standards and objectives are reviewed regularly. This takes into account the latest research findings and conclusions on the health effects of air pollution and technical developments and policy evolution.
- sets out a way forward for work and planning on air quality issues
- sets out the air quality standards and objectives
- introduces a new policy for tackling fine particles
- identifies potential new policies which could give further health benefits and move closer towards meeting the strategy’s objectives.
The latest Air Quality Strategy was published in July 2007. It is available on the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs website.
Volume 1 (external link) contains the strategy.
Volume 2 (external link) provides information about the evidence the strategy was based on.