Guidance Note on EPA requirements for Alternative Monitoring when Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems are off-line (AG12)

Version 1

Summary: This guidance aims to clarify the alternative monitoring options, which should be considered by licensees, when automatic monitors for air emissions are not operational, and the licensee proposes to continue operations at the site, which will lead to emissions to atmosphere, via the relevant emission points.

Published: 2020

Pages: 8

Filesize: 222 KB

Format: pdf


This guidance will apply mainly to those activities under Chapters III (Large Combustion Plants) and IV (incineration and co-incineration) of the Industrial Emissions Directive. In all cases, where licensees wish to propose, or have been requested to propose alternative monitoring arrangements, approval must be sought in advance from the EPA before implementation