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Compliance Assurance Monitoring Technical Guidance Document

This Technical Guidance Document (TGD) aids in the implementation of the CAM rule prepared by EPA. The document further explains the CAM process, monitoring approach submittals, CAM illustrations, and supplies technical references for monitoring equipment and instruments.

The CAM TGD also contains two appendices. Appendix A (revised in 2004) contains detailed examples of CAM submittals for different combinations of pollutant specific emission units (PSEU), and add-on control devices. These submittals are based on actual case studies. Appendix B contains brief discussions by control device type of key operating parameters and indicators of performance with brief illustrations of general monitoring approaches for each of the types of control devices. 

A review draft of Appendix B was made available in 2005.

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