What it contains

EPA’s incident air monitoring is conducted using portable air monitoring equipment that can be deployed by both EPA staff and SES volunteers during a major air pollution incident. It provides up-to-date air quality information for community and other agencies working during an emergency. An emergency incident can include community exposure to smoke from fires, hazardous materials incidents, planned burns or other sources. This fact sheet contains information about incident air monitoring.
Publication number
Air; Contaminated environments; Fact sheet
Number of pages
Release date
24 December 2018

Reviewed 31 August 2023