Benzo (a) Pyrene Levels at Bodkin Roundabout

The Environmental Protection Agency manages the national ambient air quality monitoring network.

Benzo (a) Pyrene (BaP) is measured as part of the PM10 sampling. Particulate matter sampled filters are extracted and analysed in the lab.  For more information on both these substances check out our 'what we monitor' page.

The latest available results for benzo (a) pyrene are:

Benzo (a) Pyrene

Average Concentration: 0.38 ng m-3
Averaging Period: 1 Apr 2016 - 31 Mar 2017

This is below the limit value of 1 ng m-3