EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB)

Air Monitoring Plan Related to Hurricane Katrina

EPA Designated Federal Officer (DFO):Fred Butterfield

Responsible Committee/Panel:SAB Workgroup on Air Monitoring PlanA list of members can be found in the final report included in the Advisory Activity linked to this panel or committee.

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EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation requested SAB rapid consultative advice on a draft “Concept Plan for Ambient Air Monitoring After Hurricane Katrina.” The plan addressed several situations as needing to be addressed by the post-storm monitoring program (flooded areas , areas damaged by flood or winds, and open burning of biomass, building debris, and other debris), pollutants to be monitored, siting, and trajectory projections.