Action planning - Round one

European Noise Directive

Strategic environmental assessment environmental report consultation

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Important advice on the role of this document

The Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005 obliges the Scottish Government to properly consider the environmental effects of a plan, before its content is finalised. This Environmental report document is the result of that work. The report is a report on the 6 Draft Noise Action Plans.

Technical Guidance

Guidance for stakeholders on determining whether or not an identified Candidate Noise Management Area (CNMA) should progress to Noise Management Area (NMA) status or whether the declaration of a NMA would not be appropriate in the circumstances has now been published.

This guidance document can be viewed by following the link below:

Guidance for stakeholders on determining whether or not an identified Candidate Quiet Area (CQA) should progress to Quiet Area (QA) status or whether the declaration of a QA would not be appropriate in the circumstances has now been published.

This guidance document can be viewed by following the the link below:

Guidance relating to possible road and rail noise mitigation measures has now been published.

This guidance document can be viewed by following the link below:

summary action plans

summary action plans have now been provided to the European Commission, each of which can be viewed by following the links below:

Edinburgh action plan

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Appendix - Candidate Noise Management Areas (CNMA) - Edinburgh roads (Lden)
Appendix - Candidate Noise Management Areas (CNMA)- Edinburgh railways (Lden)
Appendix - Candidate Quiet Areas - Edinburgh

Glasgow Action Plan

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Appendix - Candidate Noise Management Areas (CNMA)- Glasgow roads (Lden)
Appendix - Candidate Noise Management Areas (CNMA) - Glasgow railways (Lden)
Appendix - Candidate Quiet Areas - Glasgow

Transportation Action Plan

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Airport action plans

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