Category Archives: Air Quality

Metro Vancouver provides the vital services and solutions that are the foundation of our economic, ecological and social health. Learn more about these services and how they protect the livability of our region. (video produced in 2019)

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Metro Vancouver's air quality management plan is being updated to address more opportunities for emissions reductions, to protect human health and the environment, and minimize the region’s contribution to climate change and improve visual air quality.

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As part of the development of carbon neutrality and air quality targets for 2030, Metro Vancouver invited the buildings, industry and transportation sector to a January workshop to hear their perspectives. (Jan 21, 2020) 

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Starting January 31, 2020, unregistered Tier 1 engines (pre-2004) will be prohibited from operating in Metro Vancouver unless they have been registered for a minimum of 90 days.

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Clean air. It’s something we all love about our region. But to maintain Metro Vancouver’s air quality, we need to measure it. Thirty-one permanent monitoring…

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On June 16, 2019, the City of Maple Ridge closed off six blocks between Dewdney Trunk Road and Lougheed Highway and invited community members to…

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When we talk about Climate Change we usually talk about the need to reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs). Each year in the region, 15 million tonnes of…

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Coquitlam Solar and Pedal Power from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo. The City of Coquitlam is expanding its infrastructure – making it easier to ride your bike, park your car, and even charge your phone. And the power of the sun is playing a big part.

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Most electric vehicle charging takes place at home, which can be a challenge for apartment dwellers as multi-family buildings comprise about half the housing choices in the region. New bylaws and incentives are advancing EV charger requirements in multi-family dwellings in the region, such as the City of North Vancouver's newly established guidelines.

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Air Quality - A Metro Vancouver Regional Service from Metro Vancouver on Vimeo. Pockets of degraded air quality can occur in neighbourhoods even when overall regional air quality is acceptable. Here are four reasons why levels of air pollutants can be higher in some neighbourhoods.

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