Stadium construction site #Dust #AirPollution

While there might be less of a problem when the Forsyth Barr Stadium was completed, it was an issue with any construction site.

### ODT Online Thu, 21 Jul 2011
Dust from roads and off wheels gets blame in Dunedin air pollution
By Rebecca Fox
Dust from roads and “off the wheels” of vehicles is being blamed for much of central Dunedin’s air pollution. As a result, tighter controls could be placed on the movement of vehicles from construction sites. The Otago Regional Council studied air quality in central Dunedin during 2010 to try to better understand air pollution around its Albany St monitor. It found dust from roads and “off the wheels” of vehicles was a major contributor to air pollution in the area.
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    ### ODT Online Sat, 6 Aug 2011
    Dusty roads may need monitoring
    By Matthew Haggart
    Dirty, dusty Dunedin roads may need better monitoring to ensure air-pollution standards are not being breached in the central city, despite differing opinions from local councils about how serious the problem really is.
    While the ORC is responsible for monitoring air-pollution levels, the DCC is the road-controlling authority for the city and also in charge of enforcing building and resource consents relating to construction sites. The DCC is also behind the two construction projects which are seen as the main contributors to the vehicle movements in the central city area around Albany St – Forsyth Barr Stadium and the State Highway 88 realignment.
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