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Summer 2018 Air Quality News Bulletin

New dispersion model versions adopted April 1, 2018

New dispersion model versions adopted April 1, 2018 On this date the MECP officially adopted AERMET/AERMOD v. 16216r, as an update to the previous regulatory version in Ontario (v. 14134). The MECP is requiring that all modelling should be carried out with the new...

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Lowering of SO2 air quality standards

Lowering of SO2 air quality standards On March 20, 2018, the MECP confirmed its regulatory proposal to change the sulphur dioxide (SO2) air standards over a five year phased-in period. The changes lower the regulatory standard for SO2 from the previous 1 hour standard...

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Adoption of Mining Technical Standard

Adoption of Mining Technical Standard The MECP announced that it has adopted a new Technical Standard for mining sites to address air emissions. This is a technology-based compliance approach that requires companies to invest in available technologies and practices to...

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Recent Airzone News and New Projects July 2018

Recent Airzone News and New Projects July 2018 Airzone’s lab was assessed in July 2018 for the new ISO 17025:2017 CALA QA standard compliance; we expect acceptance in the Fall of this year. Also, we have increased the scope of accreditation by including 2 new...

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