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Air Quality Analysis and Research

The Bureau of Air Quality Analysis and Research performs the following functions:

  • Analysis of ambient measurements of criteria and non-criteria pollutants;
  • Modeling of reactive pollutants including ozone and PM2.5 in support of State Implementation Plans (SIPs);
  • Measurement and assessment of acidic deposition in lake waters;
  • Risk assessment and management of airborne toxics;
  • Development of DAR-1, Annual Guideline concentrations;
  • Determination of environmental ratings under 6NYCRR Part 212 (link leaves DEC website.)

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