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Breach of National Environmental Stanards for air - August 2016

Public Notice - 01 September 2016

The Otago Regional Council is required under the Resource Management (National Environmental Standards for Air Quality) Regulations 2004 to report any breach of the ambient air quality standard.

The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour PM10 is 50 micrograms of particulate per cubic metre of air ((μg/m3).
PM10 concentrations in August 2016 exceeded the standard as per below:

Air quality exceedances for August 2016

Dr Gavin Palmer
Director engineering, hazards, and science

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