The reference method for the sampling and the analytical procedures for sulfur
dioxide, total suspended particulates, carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, lead,
PM-10 and ozone are found in 40 CFR Part 50
, Chapter 1, Subchapter C (7-1-92
Edition) which is incorporated in its entirety by reference. The procedure for
sampling and analyzing atmospheric fluorides shall conform with the method
adopted by the American Society for Testing Materials and found in the Annual
Book of ASTM Standards published each year by the American Society for Testing
Materials with a designation of D3266 "Standard Test Method for Automated
Separation and Collection of Particulate and Acidic Fluoride in the Atmosphere
("Double Paper Tape Sampler Method")." Persons required to conduct ambient air
monitoring may obtain a copy of 40 CFR Part 50
, Chapter 1, Subchapter C from
the Technical Secretary.
those air contaminants which the EPA has established reference and equivalent
monitoring methods, the use of alternative sampling procedures shall be
approved by the Technical Secretary and EPA. For those air contaminants which
the EPA has not established reference and equivalent methods, the use of
alternative sampling procedures shall be approved by the Technical
(3) Each owner or
operator of an air monitoring network required by the Technical Secretary shall
submit in writing to the Technical Secretary a Quality Control/Quality
Assurance plan for approval prior to commencing air monitoring. This plan shall
be reviewed and approved prior to start-up of new monitoring networks or
whenever any significant change is made to an existing network. The Technical
Secretary will determine if a change that is made is significant.
(4) All ambient monitoring data generated by
continuous operating monitors, or intermittent sampling techniques, shall be
submitted in a format acceptable to the Technical Secretary.
(5) Each ambient monitor sited in the field
for the purpose of generating data for the monitoring procedures listed in
1200-03-12-.02(1) must have a valid data recovery of at least 75 percent.
Information which documents the cause of missing data shall be submitted in
writing to the Technical Secretary for all missing data.
Tenn. Comp. R. &
certified June 7, 1974. Amendment filed January 10, 1977; effective February 9,
1977. Amendment filed May 7, 1979; effective June 21, 1979. Amendment filed
December 4, 1979; effective January 18, 1980. Amendment filed June 28, 1990;
effective August 12, 1990. Amendment filed November 30, 1993; effective
February 13, 1994. Amendment filed March 18, 1994; effective June 1, 1994.
Amendments filed June 6, 2018; effective
Authority: T.C.A. §§
et seq.; 4-5-202, et seq.; 53-3412; 68-25-105; and 68-201-101, et seq.