Atmospheric Emissions

Marandoo Iron Ore Mine as seen from Mount Bruce, Karijini National Park, Western Australia


Legislation

  • State Law Publisher
    • Clean Air (Determination of Air Impurities in Gases Discharged to the Atmosphere) Regulations 1987
    • Draft Sustainability Bill 2004
    • Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme Act 2004: Energy Grants (Cth)
    • Environmental Protection Act 1986
    • Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth)
    • Environmental Protection (Abrasive Blasting) Regulations 2004
    • Environmental Protection (Concrete Batching and Cement Product Manufacturing) Regulations 1998
    • Environmental Protection (Diesel and Petrol) Regulations 1999
    • Environmental Protection (Metal Coating) Regulations 2001
    • Environmental Protection (NEPM-NPI) Regulations 1998
    • Environmental Protection (Recovery of Vapours from the Transfer of Organic Liquids) Regulations 1987
    • Environmental Protection (Unauthorised Discharges) Regulations 2004
    • Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000 and Regulations 2001
    • Fuel Standard (Diesel) Determination 2001
    • Fuel Standard (Petrol) Determination 2001
    • Fuel Standard (Autogas) Determination 2003
    • Health Act 1911
    • Health Act (Air Handling and Water Systems) Regulations 1994
    • National Environment Protection Measures (Implementation) Act 1998
    • Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989
    • Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995
    • Road Traffic (Vehicle Standards) Regulations 1977
  • EPA Environmental Protection Policies
    • Air – Goldfields Residential Areas – Sulfur Dioxide
    • Air – Kwinana – Atmospheric Wastes
  • International Agreements

 


Standards

  • AS 2724.5-1987 Ambient air – Particulate matter – Determination of impinged matter expressed as directional dirtiness, background dirtiness and/or area dirtiness (directional dust gauge method)
  • AS 2985:2004 Workplace atmospheres – Method for sampling and gravimetric determination of respirable dust
  • AS 3580.1.1:2007 Methods for Sampling and Analysis of Ambient Air – Guide to Siting Air Monitoring Equipment
  • AS 3580.9: Various Methods for Sampling and Analysis of Ambient Air – Determination of Suspended Particulate Matter
  • AS 3580.10.1:2003 Methods for Sampling and Analysis of Ambient Air – Determination of Particulate Matter – Deposited Matter – Gravimetric Methods
  • AS 3640:2004 Workplace atmospheres – Method for Sampling and Gravimetric Determination of Inhalable Dust
  • AS 4211.3:1996 Gas Recovery or Combined Recovery and Recycling Equipment- Fluorocarbon Refrigerants from Commercial/Domestic Refrigeration and Air conditioning Systems

 


Guidelines

 


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