Topic Overview

Clean air is recognized as an integral component in creating a sustainable urban environment. The development of air quality management strategies vary in extent and efficiency. The objective of air quality management would be to maintain air quality that protects “human health and welfare but also to provide protection for animals, plants (crops, forests, and vegetation), ecosystems, and material aesthetics, such as natural levels of visibility (SEI, 2008).” Various policy and management measures including laws, regulations, policies, programs, plans, and alike are implemented to more