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Changes in Tasmania's Air Monitoring Network

11 January 2013

The EPA Division is responsible for carrying out Tasmania's air monitoring program. Recently some reconfiguration of the monitoring program has occured.

The Air Section of the EPA Division has operated major air stations at Hobart (New Town), at Launceston (Ti Tree Bend), at George Town (in partnership with Rio Tinto, TEMCO, Aurora Energy, George Town Council, West Tamar Council, and the Department of Health and Human Services), and Rowella in the lower Tamar.

It also operates the BLANkET network (Base-Line Air Network of EPA Tasmania) of smaller air monitoring stations distributed over Tasmania, and carries out some specific short-term monitoring programs as needs arise.

Recently some reconfiguration of the monitoring program has occured.

This note summarises the main changes.

For more information about air monitoring in Tasmania, visit: here