Airparif

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Airparif
Founded 1979
Type Non-profit organisation
Focus Air quality monitoring in Paris agglomeration
Location
  • Paris, 7 rue Crillons, 75004
Area served
Île-de-France
Revenue
€ 6.8 millions
Employees
around 60
Website airparif.asso.fr

AIRPARIF is an organisation responsible for monitoring the air quality in the Paris agglomeration. It was founded in 1979.

Mission[edit]

According to the 30 December 1996 law on Air, AIRPARIF is a non-profit organisation accredited by the Ministry of Environment to monitor the air quality in Île-de-France. Its missions meet a regulatory requirement and come in four functions:

  • to monitor air quality,
  • to forecast pollution episodes,
  • to assess the impact of emission reduction measures,
  • and to inform the authorities and citizens (daily during of an occurrence).

AIRPARIF must continuously monitor the air quality and contribute to the assessment of health risks and environmental impacts.

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