UK air quality awards shortlist announced

The awards recognise achievement in helping to improve the UK’s air quality and reduce emissions The awards recognise achievement in helping to improve the UK’s air quality and reduce emissions

The shortlist for the annual UK National Air Quality Awards has been released for 2017 and it includes innovative technology and transport initiatives.

Shortlisters include the Cross River Partnership, which is up for an award in the Innovation in the Air Quality Technology category and Kuehne+Nagel which is up for an award in the Freight Transport Air Quality Initiative of the Year category.

Now in their third year, the awards recognise achievement in helping to improve the UK’s air quality and reduce emissions at all levels across local authorities, the private and third sectors.

This year, four individuals have been shortlisted for the prestigious Air Quality Champion Award, which recognises the greatest individual contribution to tackling air pollution throughout the year.

Air quality champions

Nominees for the Air Quality Champion award include Peter Dyment of air filtration company Camfil, electric vehicle pioneer Keith Johnston, The Sunday Times’ environment editor Jonathan Leake and GLA’s air quality manager Elliot Treharne.

In a category new to 2017, the Leader in Low Emission Vehicles, finalists include commercial vehicle supplier IVECO, alongside Autogas, as well as an innovative project to extend the operating range of Selective Catalytic Reduction systems.

Winners will be announced at the evening awards ceremony on 23 November 2017 at The Crystal, London, which follows the National Air Quality Conference.

For more information visit www.airqualitynews.com/awards

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