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Air Emission Measurement Center (EMC)

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NSPS Method (40 CFR Part 60, Appendix A)

General Provisions 

Method 1 (Traverse Points)

  • Mike Toney              919/541-5247 - Primary
  • Lula Melton             919/541-2910 - Backup

Method 1A (Traverse points in small ducts)

  • Mike Toney              919/541-5247 - Primary
  • Lula Melton             919/541-2910 - Backup

Method 2 (Velocity - S type pitot)

  • Mike Toney              919/541-5247 - Primary
  • Lula Melton             919/541-2910 - Backup

Method 2A (Flow rate in small ducts - volume meters)

  • Mike Toney               919/541-5247 - Primary

Method 2B (Low flow rate - stoichiometry)

  • Mike Toney               919/541-5247 - Primary

Method 2C (Flow rate in small ducts - standard pitot)

  • Mike Toney               919/541-5247 - Primary

Method 2D (Flow rate in small ducts - rate meters)

  • Mike Toney               919/541-5247 - Primary

Method 2E (Landfill gas production flow rate)

Method 2F (3-D Pitot)

Method 2G (Determination of Stack Gas Velocity and Volumetric Flow Rate With Two-Dimensional Probes)

Method 2H (Determination of Stack Gas Velocity Taking Into Account Velocity Decay Near the Stack Wall)

Method 3 (Molecular weight of stack gases)

Method 3A (Carbon dioxide (CO2), Oxygen (O2) - inst.)

  • Kim Garnett             919/541-1158 - Primary
  • Robin Segall            919/541-0893 - Backup  

Method 3B (CO2, O2 - Orsat)

Method 3C (CO2, CH4, N2, and O2)

Method 4 (Moisture content)

  • Lula Melton             919/541-2910   - Primary

Method 5 (Particulate matter (PM))

  • Jason Dewees         919/541-9724 - Primary
  • Dave Nash                 919/541-9425 - Backup

Method 5A (PM - asphalt roofing)

  • Ray Merrill                 919/541-5225 - Primary
  • Mike Toney                919/541-5247 - Backup

Method 5B (PM - nonsulfuric acid)

  • Ray Merrill                 919/541-5225   - Primary

Method 5D (PM - baghouses)

Method 5E (PM -fiberglass plants)

Method 5F (PM - fluid catalytic cracking unit)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225  - Primary

Method 5G (PM - wood stove - dilution tunnel)

  • Mike Toney             919/541-5247 - Primary

Method 5H (PM- wood stove - stack)

  • Mike Toney             919/541-5247 - Primary

Method 5I (Low Level Particulate Matter Emissions)

Method 6 (Sulfur dioxide (SO2))

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 6A (SO2, CO2)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 6B (SO2, CO2 - long term integrated)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 6C (SO2 - instrumental)

  • Kim Garnett            919/541-1158 - Primary
  • Robin Segall             919/541-0893 - Backup

Method 7 (Nitrogen oxide (NOX))

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 7A (NOX - ion chromatographic method)

  • Ray Merrill             919/541-5225 - Primary
  • Dave Nash             919/541-9425 - Backup

Method 7B (NO- ultraviolet spectrophotometry)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 7C NO- Alkaline-permanganate/colorimetric)

  • Ray Merrill             919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 7D (NO- alkaline-KMNO4/ion chromatographic)

  • Ray Merrill             919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 7E (NO- instrumental analyzer procedure)

  • Kim Garnett          919/541-1158   - Primary
  • Robin Segall             919/541-0893 - Backup

Method 8 (Sulfuric acid mist and SO2)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 9 (Opacity)

Method 10 (Carbon monoxide (CO) - NDIR)

  • Kim Garnett           919/541-1158   - Primary
  • Robin Segall             919/541-0893 - Backup

Method 10A (Carbon monoxide (CO) - colorimetric )

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225   - Primary

Method 10B (Carbon monoxide - GC)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225   - Primary

Method 11 (H2S)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 12 (Lead - atomic absorption)

Method 13A (Total fluoride - colorimetric)

  • Ray Merrill             919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 13B (Total fluoride - specific ion electrode)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 14 (Fluoride - potroom roof monitors)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 15 (TRS petroleum refineries)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 15A (TRS - oxidation/Method 6)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 16 (TRS - kraft pulp mills)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 16A (TRS - oxidation/Method 6)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 16B (TRS - oxidation/GC)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 16C (TRS - Real Time Data)

  • Ray Merrill                919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 17 (Particulate - in-stack filtration method)  

  • Jason Dewees         919/541-9724 - Primary
  • Dave Nash                 919/541-9425 - Backup

Method 18 (VOC - gas chromatography)

  • Ned Shappley          919/541- 7903 - Primary
  • Ray Merrill                 919/541-5225 - Backup                     

Method 19 (Calculation procedure - power plants)

  • Kim Garnett          919/541-1158   - Primary

Method 20 (NOX - gas turbines)

  • Kim Garnett           919/541-1158   - Primary

Method 21 (Volatile organic compounds (VOC) leaks)

Method 22 (Visual determination of fugitive emissions)

Method 23 (Dioxin and Furans)

Method 24 (VOC - solvent in surface coatings)

Method 24A (VOC - solvents in ink)             

Method 25 (TGNMO - oxidation/reduction)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225   - Primary

Method 25A (TOC - FID)

  • Ned Shappley        919/541-7903 - Primary
  • Ray Merrill               919/541-5225 - Backup           

Method 25B (TOC - NDIR)

  • Ray Merrill              919/541-5225   - Primary

Method 25C (Nonmethane organic compounds in landfills)

Method 25D (Volatile organics from waste samples)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225   - Primary
  • Ned Shappley        919/541-7903 – Backup           

Method 25E (Vapor phase organics in waste samples)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 26 (HCl)

Method 26A (HCl)

  • Ray Merrill             919/541-5225 - Primary
  • Robin Segall          919/541-0893 - Backup
  • Mike Toney            919/541-5247 - Backup

Method 27 (VOC - leaks/tank trucks)

  • Dave Nash                   919/541-9425 - Primary

Method 28 (Wood stove certification)

  • Mike Toney               919/541-5247 - Primary

Method 28A (Air to fuel ratio)

  • Mike Toney               919/541-5247 - Primary

Method 28R (Certification and Auditing of Wood Heaters)

  • Mike Toney               919/541-5247 - Primary

Method 28 WWH (Particulate Emissions and Heating Efficiency of Hydronic Heaters)

  • Mike Toney               919/541-5247 - Primary

Method 28 WWH PTS (Cord Wood-Fired Hydronic Heaters: Partial Thermal Storage)

  • Mike Toney               919/541-5247 - Primary

Method 29 (Multiple Metals)

  • Robin Segall             919/541-0893 - Primary
  • Kim Garnett              919/541-1158 - Backup

Method 30A (Mercury Instrumental)

Method 30B (Mercury Sorbent Trap)

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NESHAP Methods (40 CFR Part 61, Appendix B)

Method 101 (Mercury - air streams)

Method 101A (Mercury - sewage sludge incinerators)

  • Robin Segall                919/541-0893 - Primary
  • Ned Shappley             919/541-7903 - Backup

Method 102 (Mercury - hydrogen streams)

Method 103 (Beryllium screening method)

  • Robin Segall             919/541-0893 - Primary

Method 104 (Beryllium)

Method 105 (Mercury - sewage sludge)

Method 106 (Vinyl Chloride)

Method 107 (Vinyl Chloride - process streams)

Method 107A (Vinyl Chloride - process streams)

Method 108 (Inorganic arsenic)

  • Ray Merrill                919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 108A (Arsenic - ore samples)

  • Ray Merrill            919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 108B (Arsenic - ore samples)

  • Ray Merrill              919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 108C (Arsenic - ore samples)

  • Ray Merrill              919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 111 (Polonium 210)

  • Jonathan Walsh      202/343-9238 - Primary

Method 114 (Radionuclide)

  • Jonathan Walsh      202/343-9238 - Primary

Method 115 (Radon)

  • Jonathan Walsh      202/343-9238 - Primary

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SIP Methods (40 CFR Part 51 Appendix M)

Method 201 (PM10 (EGR procedure))

Method 201A (PM10 (CSR procedure))

Method 202 (Condensible PM)

  • Jason Dewees             919/541-9724 - Primary
  • Ray Merrill                    919/541-5225 - Backup
  • Ned Shappley             919/541-7903 - Backup

Method 203A (Opacity)

  • Jason Dewees            919/541-9724 - Primary
  • Lula Melton                 919/541-2910 - Backup

Method 203B (Opacity - time exception)

  • Jason Dewees            919/541-9724 - Primary
  • Lula Melton                 919/541-2910 - Backup

Method 203C (Opacity - Installments)

  • Jason Dewees            919/541-9724 - Primary
  • Lula Melton                 919/541-2910 - Backup

Method 204 (VOC Capture Efficiency)

Method 204A (VOC Capture Efficiency)

  • Ned Shappley             919/541-7903 - Primary
  • Ray Merrill                    919/541-5225 - Backup

Method 204B (VOC Capture Efficiency)

  • Ned Shappley             919/541-7903 - Primary
  • Ray Merrill                    919/541-5225 - Backup

Method 204C (VOC Capture Efficiency)

  • Ned Shappley             919/541-7903 - Primary
  • Ray Merrill                    919/541-5225 - Backup

Method 204D (VOC Capture Efficiency)

  • Ned Shappley             919/541-7903 - Primary
  • Ray Merrill                    919/541-5225 - Backup

Method 204E (VOC Capture Efficiency)

  • Ned Shappley             919/541-7903 - Primary
  • Ray Merrill                    919/541-5225 - Backup

Method 204F (VOC Capture Efficiency)

  • Ned Shappley             919/541-7903 - Primary
  • Ray Merrill                    919/541-5225 - Backup

Method 205 (Calibration Gas Dilution)

  • Ned Shappley            919/541-7903 - Primary
  • Dave Nash                   919/541-9425 - Backup

Method 206 (Ammonia) ** Method 206 has been renamed to Conditional Test Method (CTM) 027

  • Ray Merrill                   919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 207 (Corn Wet-Milling Presurvey)

  • Ray Merrill                   919/541-5225 - Primary

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MACT Methods (40 CFR Part 63 Appendix A)

Method 301 (Test Data Validation)

  • Robin Segall               919/541-0893 - Primary
  • Ray Merrill                   919/541-5225 - Backup

Method 302 (General GC/MS) METHOD CANCELLED

Method 303, 303A (Coke Oven Emissions)

  • Kim Garnett                 919/541-1158 - Backup
  • Ned Shappley             919/541-7903 - Primary

Method 304A, 304B (Biodegradation rate)

  • Ray Merrill                     919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 305 (Compound specific liquid waste)

  • Ray Merrill                     919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 306 (Hexavalent Chromium)

Method 306A (Simplified Chromium Sampling)

Method 306B (Surface Tension for Tanks Electroplating and Anodizing)

Method 307 (Solvent Degreaser VOC)

Method 308 (Methanol)

  • Ray Merrill                   919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 310A, B, C (Hexane in EPDM Rubber)
Industry developed methods.  EMC does not provide technical support.

Method 311 (VOC HAPs in furniture coatings)

  • Ray Merrill               919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 312A, B, C (Styrene in SBR Rubber)
Industry developed methods.  EMC does not provide technical support.

Method 313A, B (Styrene in PBR Rubber)
Industry developed methods.  EMC does not provide technical support.

Method 315 (methylene chloride extractable organic matter)

  • Ray Merrill                  919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 316 (formaldehyde colorimetric method)
Industry developed method.  EMC does not provide technical support.

Method 318 (extractive FTIR method specific to mineral wool/wool fiberglass industry)

  • Jason Dewees            919/541-9724 - Primary
  • Dave Nash                    919/541-9425 - Backup

Method 319 (filter efficiency; paint over-spray)
Industry developed method.  EMC does not provide technical support.

Method 320 (FTIR Extractive Method for any source category)

  • Jason Dewees             919/541-9724 - Primary
  • Dave Nash                     919/541-9425 - Backup

Method 321 (extractive FTIR Method for Portland Cement Kiln industry)

  • Jason Dewees            919/541-9724 - Primary
  • Dave Nash                    919/541-9425 - Backup

Method 323 (Formaldehyde Using Derivitization)

  • Ray Merrill                    919/541-5225 - Primary

Method 325A (VOC from Fugitive and Area Sources:  Sampler Deployment and Sample Collection)

  • Jason Dewees            919/541-9724 - Primary
  • Ray Merrill                    919/541-5225 - Backup

Method 325B (VOC from Fugitive and Area Sources:  Sample Preparation and Analysis)

  • Jason Dewees            919/541-9724 - Primary
  • Ray Merrill                    919/541-5225 - Backup

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Other Methods

ASTM Methods

  • Ray Merrill                    919/541-5225 - Primary
  • Jason Dewees             919/541-9724 - Backup

SW-846 Methods

  • Click on 'SW-846 Frequent Questions' at www.epa.gov/hw-SW846
  • Click on 'Contact Us'

Asbestos Methods

  • Robin Segall                919/541-0893 - Primary

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Criteria Pollutants

Hydrogen Chloride (HCl)
(see NSPS Methods 26 and 26A)

  • Ray Merrill                    919/541-5225 - Primary
  • Ned Shappley             919/541-7903 - Backup

Nitrogen Oxide (NOX)
(see NSPS Methods 7, 7A, 7B, 7C, 7D, 7E, and 20)

SO2 Interference (Method 7 and 7A)

  • Ray Merrill                    919/541-5225 - Primary

Particulate Methods
(see NSPS Methods 5, 5A, 5B, 5C, 5D, 5E, 5F, 5G, 5H and 17)

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)
(see NSPS Methods 6, 6A, 6B, 6C, and 8)

SO2/NOx/CO2 Method

  • Ray Merrill                    919/541-5225 - Primary

Ammonia Interference

  • Ray Merrill                    919/541-5225 - Primary

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Organic And Toxic Pollutant Methods

Ammonia

  • Ray Merrill                  919/541-5225 - Primary

Urea/Ammonia

  • Ray Merrill                  919/541-5225 - Primary

Chromium           

Mercury

Multiple Metals

  • Robin Segall                 919/541-0893 - Primary
  • Kim Garnett                  919/541-1158 - Backup

Organic Compounds
see NSPS Methods 18, 21, 23, 24, 24A, 25, 25A, 25B, and 27)

Dioxin/Furan
(see NSPS Method 23)

  • Ray Merrill                 919/541-5225 - Primary

Toxic organic compounds

  • Ray Merrill                 919/541-5225 - Primary

Volatile Organic Compounds
(see NSPS Methods 18, 21, 23, 24, 24A, 25, 25A, 25B, and 27)

Volatile Organic Test Methods (Air Samples)

  • Ray Merrill                 919/541-5225 - Primary

Volatile Organic Test Method (Waste Samples)

  • Ray Merrill                 919/541-5225 - Primary

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Specialty Methods

Calibration Orifices

  • Kim Garnett                  919/541-1158 - Primary
  • Robin Segall                 919/541-0893 - Backup

FTIR (open path)

  • Robin Segall                919/541-0893 - Primary
  • Dave Nash                    919/541-9425 - Backup

FTIR (stack)

  • Jason Dewees             919/541-9724 - Primary
  • Dave Nash                     919/541-9425 - Backup

Landfill Test Methods

3-D Pitot

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Continuous Emission Measurement Systems (CEMS)

40 CFR Part 60 - NSPS
Performance Specification 1

  • Lula Melton              919/541-2910 - Primary

Performance Specification 2/Procedure 1

Performance Specification 3/Procedure 1

Performance Specification 4/Procedure 1

Performance Specification 4A/Procedure 1

Performance Specification 4B/Procedure 1

Performance Specification 5

  • Ray Merrill                 919/541-5225 - Primary

Performance Specification 6

Performance Specification 7

  • Ray Merrill                919/541-5225 - Primary

Performance Specification 8

  • Ray Merrill                  919/541-5225 - Primary 

Performance Specification 8A

  • Ray Merrill                  919/541-5225 - Primary

Performance Specification 9

  • Ray Merrill                   919/541-5225 - Primary

Performance Specification 11/Procedure 2

  • Kim Garnett                 919/541-1158 - Primary

Performance Specification 12A/Procedure 5

Performance Specification 12B/Procedure 5      

Performance Specification 15

  • Jason Dewees             919/541-9724 - Primary
  • Dave Nash                     919/541-9425 - Backup

Performance Specification 16

Performance Specification 18/Procedure 6

  • Ray Merrill                   919/541-5225 - Primary
  • Robin Segall               919/541-0893 - Backup