§ Mr. Llew Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement on the implementation in Wales of EC directives on smoke and sulphur dioxide discharges.
§ Mr. Gwilym Jones
EC directive 80/779/EEC, setting air quality standards for smoke and sulphur dioxide, is implemented in Wales and the rest of the United Kingdom by means of the Air Quality Standards Regulations—SI 1989 No. 317; copies are held in the Library of the House.
Government monitoring indicates that the limits set under the directive are not being exceeded in Wales.