3745-23-02 Methods of measurement.

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(A) For purposes of ascertaining, defining, and measuring ambient air quality, nitrogen dioxide shall be measured by the methods stated in paragraph (B) of this rule or by such other methods as may be approved by the director. Such measurements shall be corrected to standard conditions for purposes of comparing measurements with the ambient air quality standard set forth in rule 3745-25-02 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Concentrations of nitrogen dioxide shall be determined through the use of a reference method required by 40 CFR 50.11 based on 40 CFR Part 50, Appendix F, or through the use of continuous sampling and recording devices as approved by USEPA in accordance with 40 CFR Part 53 and designated reference or equivalent methods.

Effective: 04/18/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/26/2009 and 04/18/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3704.03(D)
Rule Amplifies: 3704.03(A) , 3704.03(D)
Prior Effective Dates: 2/15/72, 9/23/02, 5/15/06