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The Environmental Protection Agency’s emission factor resource, AP-42, is not your only option for developing particulate matter (PM) emission rates. Results of a prominent PM emissions measurement research program for gas-fired plants have been successfully used to support development and application of alternate PM2.5 emission factors by both regulatory agencies and permit applicants

July 2015

Zephyr’s Lou Corio and Karen Olson, P.E, authored the article,” The Need for Alternate PM2.5 Emission Factors for Gas-Fired Combustion Units,” in the July 2015 issue of POWER Magazine. The article discusses the Environmental Protection Agency’s emission factor resource, AP-42, is not your only option for developing particulate matter (PM) emission rates. Results of a prominent PM emissions measurement research program for gas-fired plants have been successfully used to support development and application of alternate PM2.5 emission factors by both regulatory agencies and permit applicants.