Air Pollution

A working group exploring the issues experienced by prosecutors arising from non-compliance with industrial emissions and major accident hazard laws. The gorup will operate from 2016-19 and its outputs will comprise:

  • a written report on the barriers and solutions to effectively tackling chemical pollution offences, in particular the issues prosecutors and judges encounter in practice in interpretation and practical application of that legislation
  • presentations on the working group’s final and interim findings
  • suite of training materials addressing the matters set out above, and including:
    • training presentations
    • case studies
    • guidance on minimum standards and best practice