Updates from the Environment and Health Committee

The ERS Environment and Health Committee are continually working towards the objectives of the policy and activities, to advocate for environmental health, to promote clean air and protect human health. All activities are recorded, see the latest updates.

9 March 2022

Need for Updated Health Information in the Impact Assessment to inform the revision of the EU Ambient Air Quality Directives

On 9 March, 2022, members of this group, along with members of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, released a statement calling for the EU Ambient Air Quality Directives to be revised in light of updates to the health information in the impact assessment.

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A proposal for sensitivity analyses of the health impacts of PM2.5 and NO2 in Europe

To estimate the potential benefit of air pollutant reductions adequately, health impact assessment (HIA) and cost-benefit analyses (CBA) need to include the latest and most relevant information on the relationships between air pollutants and health outcomes. Read this ERS and ISEE recommendation for inclusion of sensitivity analyses in the HIA and CBA.

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