Existing Objectives

For objectives currently in effect, see the Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives and Guidelines Summary available at:

The following document is a guideline for the implementation of Ambient Air Quality Objectives (AAQO) and their use in air dispersion modelling and ambient air monitoring.

Ambient Air Quality Objectives and Supporting Documents

The AAQO documents provide a short description of the substance, the effects and the objective levels. The supporting documents are detailed reports providing scientific and technical information on the substances.

2-Ethylhexanol

Acetone

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Acetone- May 1, 2005 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Acrolein

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Acrolein- Oct 1, 2013 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Acrylic Acid

Acrylonitrile

Arsenic

Benzene

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Benzene- Apr 1, 2013 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Carbon Disulphide

Cumene

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Cumene- May 1, 2005 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Ethylbenzene

Ethylene

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Ethylene- Jan 1, 2004 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5)

Formaldehyde

Hexane

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Hexane- Aug 1, 2008 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Hydrogen Fluoride

Isopropanol

Manganese

Nickel

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Nickel- May 1, 2005 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Nitrogen Dioxide

Ozone

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Ozone- Feb 1, 2007 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Pentachlorophenol

Propylene Oxide

Sulphur Dioxide

Toluene

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Toluene- May 1, 2005 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Xylenes

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Xylenes- May 1, 2005 (2 pages, <1 MB)

 

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