Emissions Monitoring

Emissions Monitoring from Industrial Air Monitoring Consultants

The monitoring of industrial emissions to atmosphere for compliance with environmental permit conditions, to input into Environmental Impact Assessments, to investigate nuisance problems, to commission new plant and to comply with corporate environmental reporting requirements.

For industry IAMC can provide services such as the design and implementation of sampling programmes to meet with legal requirements to measure and report the emissions of pollutants such as Total Particulate Matter, Carbon Monoxide, Nitrogen Oxides and Volatile Organic Compounds by MCERTS accredited staff. The assessment of monitoring requirements for odour and dust nuisance problems and the development of odour management plans to assist in the effective resolution of problems. The detailed technical assessment of operator emissions to air and release to water monitoring following the Environment Agency’s OMA scheme criteria. The management of corporate emissions data for inclusion into environmental reports. The assessment of CEMS for EN14181 QAL 1 testing and the management of EN14181 QAL 2 and AST testing.

For regulators including the EA and local authorities IAMC can assess monitoring reports provided by operators and can assess monitoring capabilities using the OMA criteria. Site visits can be arranged to assess sampling locations form a technical and safety point of view. Training to regulator staff on emissions monitoring and the assessment of monitoring on-site as well as the review of monitoring reports.

IAMC provide the following services to the Emissions Monitoring Industry:

  • Providing MCERTS staff with Technical Endorsements 1, 2, 3 and 4 for stack emission monitoring projects
  • Undertaking the monitoring of emissions for part B local authority projects
  • Monitoring of emissions of;
    • Total Partciulate Matter to EN13284
    • TOC to EN 13659
    • Isocyanates
    • NOx
    • CO
    • Oxygen
    • Flow and volumetric flow
  • Monitoring of odour emissions
  • Assessment of an operators monitoring against the EA Operator Monitoring Assessment criteria and the provision of recommendations for improving the OMA score.
  • Assessment of monitoring facilities to the Environment Agency’s M1 guidance and the Source Testing Associations Risk Assessment for Industrial Emissions Monitoring guide.