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AQSR RIA competitiveness work - EP01016

Defra is currently undertaking a review of the Air Quality Strategy (AQSR). This has evaluated a number of possible measures for achieving further improvements in air quality in terms of their relative costs and benefits. Based on this evaluation, as well as other considerations, Defra is developing a Regulatory Impact Assessment to accompany a consultation on the Review.
Under a contact with Defra for the preparation of regulatory environmental impact assessments in relation to proposals for air quality legislation, Entec has produced this report to provide input to the above Review in relation to the Competition Assessment aspects of the RIA.
Given that a full, detailed competition assessment has not been possible within the resources and timescales of this study, there may be some potential adverse effects upon competition that have not been identified or characterised. As such, the findings of this report should be considered as a preliminary assessment of competition effects of measures in the AQSR.
Project Documents
• Final Report : AQSR RIA competitiveness work   (424k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2005

To: 2006

Cost: £7,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Entec UK Limited, University - Lancaster
Environmental Protection