Benzo (a) Pyrene Levels at Heatherton Park

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.

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

Benzo (a) Pyrene

Average Concentration: 0.53 ng m-3
Averaging Period: 1 Jun 2016 - 31 May 2017

 

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