The document contains information on
- how to prepare emissions inventory data and meteorological data
- methods for accounting for and dealing with background concentrations
- dispersion modelling methodology and interpretation
- impact assessment criteria for common pollutants
- procedures for developing site-specific emission limits, including those for hydrogen sulfide
- worked examples
The Approved methods for the modelling and assessment of air pollutants in NSW (2016) (PDF 1MB) replaces the previous version dated August 2005.
- The EPA refers to the 2016 version when evaluating air quality impact assessments submitted as part of any planning application on or after 20 January 2017.
- The EPA refers to the Approved Methods for the Modelling and Assessment of Air Pollutants in NSW (2005) (repealed) (PDF 402KB) when assessing air quality impact assessments submitted as part of any planning application before 20 January 2017.