TITLE

New Regs = New Sampling Methods

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, Michael
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Jul2010, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the impact of the changes to Environmental Protection Agency's (EPAs) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for lead in the U.S. It states that proximity of the sampler to source emissions and populations, meteorological conditions and background conditions must be considered to assess the potential risks of airborne lead. It notes that the changes in federal regulations will require majority of facilities to reassess their monitoring programs to ensure compliance.
ACCESSION #
53270867

 

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