Sunday, June 10, 2012

DEQ seeks input on air quality monitoring document

LANSING -- The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's draft 2013 Michigan Ambient Air Monitoring Network Review document is available for public comment through Friday, June 15, at 5 p.m.

Annually, the Network Review is the principle tool used by staff of the DEQ's Air Quality Division to plan ambient air quality monitoring activities. The Network Review examines Michigan's ambient air monitoring network in operation during 2011-2012 and recommends changes based on monitor history, population distribution, and modifications to the federal monitoring requirements under the Clean Air Act.

The 2013 Network Review document is available on the DEQ Web page at Feedback from public comments will be reviewed with respect to ambient air monitoring activities to be carried out in 2013.

Comments may be submitted either electronically to, or by U.S. mail to Amy Robinson, DEQ, Air Quality Division, P.O. Box 30260, Lansing, Michigan 48909-7760.

For more information on Michigan's air quality, go to To view real-time air monitoring information, select the MIair icon.

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