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Proposed Annual Monitoring Network Plan for Philadelphia

[47 Pa.B. 2674]
[Saturday, May 6, 2017]

 Part 58 of 40 CFR (relating to ambient air quality surveillance) requires state and local air pollution control agencies to adopt and submit to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator an Annual Monitoring Network Plan (AMNP) by July 1, 2017. The AMNP provides for the establishment and maintenance of an air quality surveillance system that consists of a network of monitoring stations. A proposed AMNP must be made available for public inspection and comment for at least 30 days prior to submission to the EPA.

 Air Management Services is the local air pollution control agency for the City of Philadelphia (City) under the Department of Public Health. Philadelphia has an air monitoring network of 11 air monitoring stations that house instruments that measure ambient levels of air pollutants.

 The proposed AMNP is available for public inspection on the City's web site at http://www.phila.gov/health/airmanagement/PublicMeetings.html and at 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 to Henry Kim, Chief of Program Services, Air Management Services, 321 University Avenue, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 or henry.kim@phila.gov. Use ''2017 Air Monitoring Network Plan'' as the subject line in written communication. Only written comments will be accepted. Comments received by facsimile will not be accepted. Persons wishing to file comments on the proposed AMNP must submit comments by June 6, 2017.

PATRICK McDONNELL, 
Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 17-775. Filed for public inspection May 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.]



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