The Alberta government conducted its most recent annual audit of Fort Air Partnership’s monitoring stations October 15 – 19, 2012. The auditor conducted a total of 191 tests on 52 critical items (e.g. measurements by analyzers, other items critical to operation). Using those 191 test points, the audit found 4 devices that required correction. The audit formally concluded December 20, 2012.
The Alberta government has established a new annual limit (referred to as an ambient air quality objective) of 0.9 parts per billion (ppb) for benzene. The existing one-hour limit of 9 parts per billion (ppb) has not changed.