Summary and Recommendation
A review of background monitoring data indicates that the maximum running annual mean and annual mean objectives are likely to be achieved in 2003 and 2010, respectively. Industrial source and road transport information provided by WBC, has been reviewed in line with new Government guidance and are considered unlikely to release significant emissions of benzene.
A Detailed Assessment of benzene is not required.
A Progress Report should identify any changes to the data utilised within this review and be completed by April 2004.
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