US EPA Alternative Method 082 (Visible Emissions Management Certification) - 4C Conference

US EPA Alternative Method 082 (Visible Emissions Management Certification)


Room 616AB

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Training Classes

Course Description

The course will review the history and evolution of visible emission measurement. Moving from Ringelman to Method 9 to the current state of the art, Alternative Method 082. The course will detail the use of the ALT 082 in the field demonstrating cost savings and data quality improvements. The course will discuss the citizen science of camera based opacity measurement and the various enforcement operations using cameras to improve data quality. The course will discuss the operations of Digital Cameras for VEE and teach the use of cameras to include proper framing and recordation of Visible Emissions to include the documentation necessary to build an sustainable observation. The course will conclude with a run down of camera options and certified tools. All attendees will receive a Digital Camera Operator for Alternative Method 082 certification that can be activated upon return to their facility.