Project Title & Description
FY 2005 - ILLINOIS EPA - Air Toxics
This project proposes to establish a large area-monitoring program to characterize air toxic compounds (benzene, ethylene and xylene - BETX) at 30 sites across the Chicago urban area. This LAMP project would be implemented in two phases. The project would begin with a three site, twelve month sampling program and then be expanded by the implementation of a sixteen site, one month field study of BETX (benzene, ethylbenzene, touleneand xylenes) concentrations. Method comparisions would also be conducted to compare LAMP results to data derived from both VOC (volital organic compound) canister sampling and real time gas chromatography results.