National Environment Protection Ambient Air Quality Measure NSW Annual Compliance Report 2016

During 2016, all NSW NEPM-designated stations monitoring carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide complied with the NEPM goals. However, not all stations complied with the NEPM for particles and ozone.

Date
9 February 2018
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Publication, Annual report
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-92575-319-6
  • ID OEH20180076
  • File PDF 5.5MB
  • Pages 96
  • Name national-environment-protection-measure-ambient-air-quality-nsw-compliance-report-2016-180076.pdf

This report is required under clause 18 of the National Environment Protection (Ambient Air Quality) Measure (AAQ NEPM). It presents NSW air quality monitoring data for the 2016 calendar year and assesses them against the requirements of the AAQ NEPM.

The AAQ NEPM:

  • establishes requirements for monitoring air quality
  • prescribes national air quality standards for specified air pollutants, against which air quality can be assessed
  • in recognising that certain events can affect air quality, specifies air quality goals as the maximum number of exceedance days permissible for a specified air pollutant.