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Title: Identification of ambient air sampling and analysis methods for the 189 Title III air toxics

The state of development of ambient air measurement methods for the 189 Hazardous Air Pollution (HAPs) in Title 3 of the Clean Air Act Amendments was surveyed. Measurement methods for the HAPs were identified by reviews of established methods, and by literature searches for pertinent research techniques. Methods were segregated by their degree of development into Applicable, Likely, and Potential methods. This survey identified a total of 183 methods, applicable at varying degrees to ambient air measurements of one or more HAPs. As a basis for classifying the HAPs and evaluating the applicability of measurement methods, a survey of a variety of chemical and physical properties of the HAPs was also conducted. The results of both the methods and properties surveys were tabulated for each of the 189 HAP. The current state of development of ambient measurement methods for the 189 HAPs was then assessed from the results of the survey, and recommendations for method development initiatives were developed.
Authors:
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  1. Battelle, Columbus, OH (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
197425
Report Number(s):
CONF-9405167--
TRN: IM9612%%199
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Measurement of toxic and related air pollutants, Durham, NC (United States), 3-6 May 1994; Other Information: PBD: 1994; Related Information: Is Part Of Measurement of toxic and related air pollutants. Proceedings of the 1994 U.S. EPA/A and WMA international symposium; PB: 1075 p.
Publisher:
Air and Waste Management Association, Pittsburgh, PA (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; CLEAN AIR ACTS; COMPLIANCE; TOXIC MATERIALS; AIR POLLUTION MONITORING; CHEMICAL ANALYSIS; MEASURING METHODS