Sardegna Region Air quality Plan

Approved by Resolution of 10 January 2017, n. 1/3 the Air Quality Plan of the Autonomous Region of Sardinia. The Regional Air Quality Plan were prepared by Atmosphera and Land Protection Service of the Office for protection of the environment, from the document prepared within the project "PO FESR 2007-2013 Line of activity 4.1 2a Upgrading of the monitoring network of air quality and of the emissions into the atmosphere ", whose implementer is the Service for Environmental Sustainability and Information Systems. In this project Techne Consulting, contracted by open procedure, has worked closely with the Regional services to update the inventory of emission sources, the identification of zoning and classification of zones and agglomerations, assessment of ambient air quality and realization of a modeling system for forecasting of air pollution.

The Plan promotes the adoption of additional measures to preserve the best air quality in the region: encouraging the replacement of open fires and traditional stoves with highly efficient systems in the domestic heating sector; restrictions on the use of fuel oil, diesel fuel and wood in low efficiency equipment used for space heating in the service sector; provisions for the abatment of dust from quarries and production of concretes and tiles industries; measures in ports (ports of Cagliari and Olbia), aimed to reduce emissions from the hoteling of ships in port such as a feasibility study on electrification of the docks, the monitoring of the fuels used by the boats approaching the port and the study on the possibility of replacing them with other less polluting, the rationalization of boarding systems and logistics of freight traffic within the port etc .; the rationalization of urban transport.