Category Archives: Odour Regulation

Ontario’s Ambient Air Quality Criteria

This document provides a list of the Ambient Air Quality Criteria (AAQCs) developed by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE). An AAQC is a desirable concentration of a contaminant…

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Proposed Revisions to Odour-based Ambient Air Quality Criteria and Development of an Odour Policy Framework

In June 2004, the Ministry of the Environment posted on the Environmental Bill of Rights a number of postings, for a 120 day comment period, which dealt with improving Ontario’s…

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Estimation of Odor Emission Rate from Landfill Areas Using the Sniffing Team Method

The monitoring of the odor annoyance generated by a landfill area is difficult, since it is a multi-area-sources problem, with a discontinuous odor emission. This paper proposes an adaptation of…

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Progress in the review of EN13725: focus on sampling and uncertainty

Purpose of this Webinar ► To engage communities, particularly environmental justice communities in a dialog about the development of this communities, in a dialog about the development of this rulemaking…

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Addressing Air Emissions from the Addressing Air Emissions from the Petroleum Refinery Sector

  Purpose of this Webinar is: ► To engage communities, particularly environmental justice communities in a dialog about the development of this communities, in a dialog about the development of…

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The following English text of the First General Administrative Regulation Pertaining the Federal Immission Control Act

Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety First General Administrative Regulation Pertaining the Federal Immission Control Act (Technical Instructions on Air Quality Control – TA Luft) of 24…

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Environmental Protection & Management Act (Chapter 94a, Section 77)

Environmental Protection & Management Act (Chapter 94a, Section 77)/ Environmental Protection & Management (Air Impurities) Regulations

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Proper Monitoring Essential to Reducing ‘Fugitive Emissions’ Under Leak Detection and Repair Programs

The Clean Air Act requires refineries to develop and implement a Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) program to control fugitive emissions. Fugitive emissions occur from valves, pumps, compressors, pressure relief…

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Ontario Source Testing Code

The information provided in this document is based on field experience and existing practices and aimed at providing consistency in the emission measurements from stationary sources. This document provides a…

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The Offensive Odour Control Law in Japan

With the progress of industrial development and urbanization, complaints about environment pollution such as air pollution, noise and offensive odors increased sharply in the 1970s in Japan. To take measures…

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