City of Philadelphia's Annual Monitoring Network Plan for 2011; Notice of Availability for Public Comment
Under 40 CFR Part 58 (relating to ambient air quality surveillance) State and local air pollution control agencies must adopt and submit to United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrators an Annual Monitoring Network Plan (AMNP) by July 1, 2010. The AMNP provides for the establishment and maintenance of an air quality surveillance system that consists of a network of monitoring stations. The proposed AMNP, which includes changes anticipated in 2011, must be made available for public inspection for at least 30 days prior to submission to EPA.
The City of Philadelphia's Air Management Services (AMS) administers an approved local air pollution control program under the Department of Public Health. In Philadelphia, AMS operates and maintains an air monitoring network that consists of ten air monitoring stations that house instruments that measure ambient levels of air pollutants. The proposed AMNP for 2011 is available for public inspection on the City's web site at: http://www.phila.gov/health/units/ams/index.html and at the office of Air Management Services, 321 University Avenue, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, during normal business hours. For further information, contact Henry Kim, Chief of Program Services at (215) 685-9439.
Written comments on the proposed AMNP should be sent by June 15, 2010, to Henry Kim, Chief of Program Services, Air Management Services, 321 University Avenue, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 or henry.kim@ phila.gov. Comments received by facsimile will not be accepted.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 10-875. Filed for public inspection May 14, 2010, 9:00 a.m.]
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