April 2005 Council meeting
Question: Councillor M. Baker:
"To ask the Manager to give the location of the current network of monitoring stations that are in place to monitor the extent of air pollution caused by smoke and Sulphur dioxide, Nitrogen dioxide, PM10 Particulate Matter, Carbon dioxide, Lead and Benzene? What other monitoring stations will be added to this network in the future and when will these be in place?"
"The following table outlines the locations and pollutants monitored in the Dublin region.
Locations Pollutants Monitored Swords, Watery Lane Sulphur Dioxide, Smoke, PM10 Balbriggan Town Centre Nitrogen Dioxide Cloghran Roundabout Coachmans Inn Nitrogen Dioxide, PM10, Lead, Benzene Malahide Town Centre Nitrogen Dioxide Airport, Gate 12 Nitrogen Dioxide Blanchardstown, Main Street Nitrogen Dioxide Clondalkin, Monastery Road Sulphur Dioxide, Smoke, PM10 Monastery Road Naas Road Nitrogen Dioxide Naas Road Red Cow PM10, Lead, Benzene Tallaght Village Nitrogen Dioxide Templeogue Village Nitrogen Dioxide Dún Laoghaire, Georges Place Sulphur Dioxide, Smoke, PM10 Cabinteely N11 Nitrogen Dioxide Montrose N11 Nitrogen Dioxide, PM10, Lead, Benzene Dún Laoghaire Georges Street Nitrogen Dioxide Blackrock N11 Nitrogen Dioxide Dundrum Village Nitrogen Dioxide
The monitoring stations in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown area are: Templeogue Village, Dun Laoghaire, Georges Place, Cabinteely / N11, Montrose / N11, Dún Laoghaire / Georges Street, Blackrock N11 and Dundrum Village. It is proposed to commission a station to monitor PM10 and Nitrogen Dioxide at Glenageary Road."