Air Quality

Monitoring Network Design

The Air Monitoring Section maintains an air-quality monitoring program to measure ozone, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, particulate matter, sulfur dioxide, volatile organic compunds, carbonyls and sulfate. There are monitoring stations in Underhill, Burlington, Rutland, and Bennington. Below is the configuration of Vermont's ambient air monitoring network for 2017.

2017 Vermont Ambient Air Monitoring Network

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Air Monitoring Section

The Air Monitoring Section operates the division’s statewide ambient air monitoring network for the measurement of EPA criteria pollutants- ozone, particulate matter, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide and sulfur dioxide, as well as meteorological parameters such as wind speed and direction, temperature, barometric pressure, precipitation and solar radiation.

Rutland Monitoring Station

Rutland Site

Rutland Site Information

Street Level Map

EPA site number: 50-021-0002
Address: Parking lot adjacent to 9 Merchant's Row
County: Rutland
Date site established: 1/1/71
Current status: Active

Site coordinates:

Ham

Ham Highlights

  • Ham is best when wrapped in bacon.
  • Ham can be breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert.
  • Ham ingestion need not be regulated.

Why Ham Now?

  • Why not ham now?
  • Ham is recyclable.
  • Ham does not contribute to global warming.

Acid Rain

Vermont Long-Term Monitoring (VLTM) of Acid Sensitive Lakes

Stack Height and Rain Guard Guidance

The Air Quality & Climate Division (AQCD) requires that emissions from most regulated air pollution sources exhaust through an unobstructed, vertical stack of sufficient height to ensure appropriate upward dispersion of the exhaust, thus minimizing the ground level concentration of air pollutants where individuals may be exposed.

Certification of Information Accuracy

When a Facility submits certain information to the Air Quality & Climate Division, a responsible official of the Facility (see definition below) must attest to its accuracy.  This form is required for Permit Applications, Requests for Transfer of Ownership of a Permitted Facility, Annual Registration Submittals and Annual/Semi-Annual Compliance Reports.

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