History and Evolution of the UK Clean Air Act 1956 Thai

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Pedithep Youyuenyong


      This academic article examines the history of London's Great Smog of 1952 and evolution of the UK Clean Air Act 1956, focusing on the growing range of legislative proposals to create several measures to reduce air pollution in cities employed and the increasing integration of the efforts of the numerous stakeholder parties. Specific emphasis is placed on the role of the city councils in the UK to establish Smoke Control Areas (SCAs) to improve air quality and their efforts in recent years to improve their own preparedness for understanding of the health and environment impacts of air pollution and that of clean air communities generally.  Recently, air pollution becomes unpredictable and frequently occurred including in Thailand. The amount of dust, smoke and other gaseous air pollutants are difficult to predict, which local authorities in the local authorities should be prepared to respond at all times. There is an urgent need to reduce emissions from industries and businesses, as well as smoke from agriculture burning. The establishment of the Clean Air Law in Thailand might be able to promote knowledge and techniques that can reduce smoke emissions while encouraging the appreciation of clean air quality. This academic article also presents lessons learned from evolution of the UK Clean Air Act 1956, based on a structured review of the Act.     


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Youyuenyong, P. (2020). History and Evolution of the UK Clean Air Act 1956: Thai. The Journal of Law, Public Administration and Social Science. School of Law Chiang Rai Rajabhat University, 4(2), 37–55. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/lawcrru/article/view/240474
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