2017 Air Monitoring Network Plan available for review

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2017 Air Monitoring Network Plan available for review

The 2017 Air Monitoring Network Plan for Minnesota is available for public review and comment through July 13, 2016.

The purpose of this annual report is to demonstrate compliance with air monitoring network regulations, to describe proposed changes for the upcoming year, and to provide specific information on each of Minnesota's existing and proposed air quality monitoring sites.  Details regarding the location of individual sites, monitoring objectives, and proposed changes are provided.  Data for several pollutants are summarized to show current conditions relative to state and federal air quality standards.  The plan also provides an overview of the various air quality monitoring networks operating in Minnesota.

For more information please contact Rick Strassman, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Air Monitoring Unit Supervisor at 651-757-2760.

The plan and instructions for submitting comments are available in electronic format on the MPCA’s website.  To request hard copies of the plan or instructions, please contact Kellie Gavin by phone, mail, or email:

Kellie Gavin
Environmental Analysis and Outcomes Division
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
520 Lafayette Rd N
St. Paul, MN 55155