B.C. Air Quality

Reports and Publications — Complete List

A Guide to the Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation. July 2002.

A Provincial Airshed Planning Framework: Consultation Discussion Paper. June 2006.

A Provincial Airshed Planning Framework: Summary of Findings from Stakeholder Consultations. July 2006.

A Review of Airshed Planning in B.C. March 2009.

A Teacher's Guide to Clean Air. November 2005.

Air Monitoring and Assessment Strategy for Quesnel B.C., 2000-2005. September 2000.

Air Monitoring and Assessment Strategy for Williams Lake, 2001-2006. January 2001.

Air Quality Health Index Variation across British Columbia. September 2010.

Air Quality in Merritt, British Columbia. March 2006.

Air Quality Objectives and Standards for British Columbia and Canada. January 2016.

Air Quality Objectives for Formaldehyde. January 1995.  

Air Quality Objective for PM10. January 1995.

Air Quality Report for British Columbia: Fine Particulate (PM10) Levels (1990-1995). July 1998.

Air Quality Report for British Columbia: Ground-Level Ozone Concentrations (1986-1997). July 1998.

Air Quality Report in Port Alberni. May 2016 (PDF, 5.5 MB)

Airshed Dispersion Modelling Project for Quesnel B.C. January 2003; Revised January 2004.

Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Report, Castlegar, British Columbia — Particulate Matter: 1990-2007. August 2008.

Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Report: Creston, British Columbia — Particulate Matter 1995-2007. August 2008.

Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Report: Nelson, British Columbia — Particulate Matter 1991-2005. August 2006.

Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Report: Radium, British Columbia — Particulate Matter 1998-2007. July 2008.

Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Report: Whistler, British Columbia — PM10 and Ozone 1997-2001. December 2002.

Ambient PM10 Monitoring, Sechelt B.C.: 1999-2001. September 2002.

Ambient PM10 Monitoring, Sechelt B.C.: 2002 Update. November 2003.

Ambient PM10 Monitoring, Sechelt B.C.: 2003 Update. April 2004.

An Air Emissions Inventory for Golden, British Columbia. February 2006.

An Examination of Campfire Smoke Impacts Near Goldstream Provincial Park. December 2010.

Background Concentrations of PM2.5 and Ozone in British Columbia, Canada. March 2006.

B.C. Clean Transportation Analysis Project Final Report. January 2000.

B.C. Memorandum of Understanding with B.C. West Coast Products LLC re. Proposed Natural-Gas-Fired Cogeneration Project at Cherry Point, Washington. December 2003.

BC Transit Fuel Choice Study. April 1997.

Best Management Practices to Mitigate Road Dust from Winter Traction Materials. March 2005.

British Columbia AERSCREEN Testing. May 22, 2006.

British Columbia Air Quality and Health Benefits Report. July 2009.

British Columbia Visibility Coordinating Committee: Action Plan Priorities Workshop, Summary Report. May 2010.

British Columbia’s Experience with and Plans for Outdoor Wood Boilers. January 2011.

Burn Plan for Smoke Management in the Bulkley, Kispiox, Cranberry, and Cassiar Timber Supply Areas. April 2005.

BVLD Clean Air Plan. (Bulkley Valley-Lakes District Airshed Management Society) June 2006.

CAC Emission Inventory for the Province outside of the Lower Fraser Valley for 2010.

Canada-wide Standards (CWS) for Particulate Matter and Ozone. (Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME))

Canada-wide Standards for Particulate Matter and Ozone: Five Year Report: 2000-2005. (CCME) November 2006.

Canada-wide Standards for PM and Ozone: Status of Jurisdictional Implementation Planning Activities — British Columbia
November 2006

Clean Air Issues in British Columbia. October 2004.

Combustion of Municipal Solid Waste - Air Emissions Factsheet. September 2011.

Consultations on Proposed Options for Provincial Air Quality Objectives and an Airshed Planning Framework (Three Reports). March 2006.

Consultations on Proposed Options for Provincial Air Quality Objectives and an Airshed Planning Framework: Summary Notes. March 2006.

Data Analysis and Source Apportionment of PM2.5 in Golden, British Columbia using Positive Matrix Factorization (PMF). April 2007.

Data Collection and Analysis of Non-Certified AirCare Repairs. July 2006.

Development of Options for a New Provincial PM2.5 Air Quality Objective (Three Reports). (BC Lung Association) December 2005.

Develop With Care 2012: Environmental Guidelines for Urban and Rural Land Development in British Columbia. Supporting Information -- Air Quality March 2012.

Emission Criteria for Biomedical Waste Incinerators. June 1991.

Emissions from Wood-Fired Combustion Equipment. June 2008.

Environmental Data Sharing Agreement: Environment Canada and the Ministry of Environment. April 2004.

Environmental Trends 2007

Establishing a Visibility Goal for Wilderness and Urban Areas in British Columbia and Canada. March 2008.

Fine Particulate Air Quality Report (PM10) Airborne Metals and Sulphur Dioxide in the Kootenays from 1993-1999. September 2000.

Fine Particulate Source Apportionment for the Quesnel Airshed using Results from a Calpuff Modelling Exercise. June 2003; Revised February 2004.

Fine Particulate Source Apportionment UPDATE for the Williams Lake Airshed Based on Calpuff Modelling, 2005. December 2005.

Framework for Air Quality Management Planning in the Sea-to-Sky Airshed. July 2002.

Gasoline Vapour Control Regulation: Guide to Compliance. March 1996.

Golden Source Apportionment Study: Quality Assurance Project Plan. March 2005.

Guidance on Application of Provincial Air Quality Criteria for PM2.5. May 2009.

Guide to Airshed Planning in British Columbia. March 2004.

Guidelines for Air Quality Dispersion Modelling in British Columbia. March 2008. (See also A Primer on the Guidelines for Air Quality Dispersion Modelling in British Columbia.)

Health Effects of Inhalable Particles: Implications for British Columbia (Overview and Conclusions). June 1995.

Highway 16 Wood Stove Exchange Positioning and Marketing Recommendations. 2007.

Hybrid Experience Report. (Fraser Basin Council, Fleet Challenge BC) 2004.

Integration of Air Quality-Related Planning Processes. May 2004.

Inventory of Air Quality Bylaws in British Columbia for: Anti-Idling, Open Burning, and Wood-Burning Appliances. April 2007.

2011 Inventory of Air Quality Bylaws in British Columbia: Vehicle Idling, Open Burning, and Wood Burning Appliances January 2012.

Inventory of Common Air Contaminants Emitted in the Quesnel Airshed 2000-2001. May 2001; Revised January 2002.

Inventory of Common Air Contaminants Emitted in the Williams Lake Airshed for the Year 2000. May 2002; Revised July 2005.

Merritt Air Quality Management Plan. May 2007.

Mesoscale Meteorological Model: Local Air Quality Applications (Three Reports). January-May 2003.

Mobile Nephelometer Monitoring for Wintertime Fine Particulate Matter in the City of Nanaimo B.C. Winter 2009.

Model Municipal Bylaw for Regulating Backyard Burning. December 1997.

Model Municipal Bylaw for Regulating Wood Burning Appliances. (Environment Canada) 2006.

Motor Vehicle Emissions Reduction Regulation: Review of Issues and Options. December 1998.

Nadina Forest District Burn Management Plan. November 2002.

National Air Pollution Surveillance (NAPS) Network. (Environment Canada)

Odour Management in British Columbia: Review and Recommendations. March 2005.

Particulate Matter in British Columbia: A Report on PM10 and PM2.5 Mass Concentrations up to 2000. May 2003.

Particulate Matter Source Apportionment in Golden, British Columbia. January 2006.

Pilot Evaluation: Community Members, Participants and Non-Participants. October 2007.

Pilot Evaluation: Retailers, Suppliers and Local Coordinators. November 2007.

Prince George Air Quality Overview. January 2009.

Prince George Airshed Annual Information

2011-2012 Prince George Neighbourhood Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Sampling Program. March 2013.

Provincial Ambient Air Quality Criteria for PM2.5: Ministry Intentions Paper. January 2008.

Provincial Ambient Air Quality Criteria for PM2.5: Ministry Intentions Paper — Summary of Public Comment. March 2008.

Provincial Framework for Airshed Planning. March 2007.

Provincial Framework for Developing Provincial Air Quality Objectives. August 2011.

Provincial Health Officer's Annual Report 2003: Air Quality in British Columbia, a Public Health Perspective. 2003.

Provincial Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF) Emission Guidelines. June 1995.

Review of Criteria in Other Jurisdictions, and Recommendations for British Columbia — Phase I Report. December 2005. (BC Lung Association)

Role of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Setting Air Quality Standards — Phase II Report. (BC Lung Association) December 2005.

Quesnel Airshed Management Plan Review - 2011. June 2011.

Quesnel Airshed Management Planning Background Air Quality Report: 2001. July 2001.

Quesnel Airshed Management Planning Background Air Quality Report: 2000-2002 Data Addendum.

Quesnel Airshed Management Planning Background Air Quality Report: Figures and Tables. 2002.

Recycling Council of British Columbia (RCBC): Directory of Alternatives to Open Burning. 2010.

Residential Wood Burning Emissions in British Columbia. April 2004; Revised May 2005.

Residential Wood Burning in British Columbia: Public Behaviour and Opinion. May 2006.

Review of Open Burning Bylaws on Vancouver Island. February 2011.

Sea-to-Sky Airshed Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Report 1984-2001

1995 Sea-to-Sky Airshed Emissions Inventory of Common Air Contaminants. August 2002.

Skeena - BVLD Wood Stove Exchange Program (2004). December 2004.

Skeena Region Guide to the Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation. 2002.

Smog: an indicator of potential air quality health risk in the Lower Fraser Valley. (Environment Canada) July 2000.

Smoke Forecasting Workshop, 2007, Proceedings. 2007.

A Smoke Management Framework for British Columbia: a Cross-Government Approach to Reduce Human Exposure to Smoke from Biomass Burning. 2011.

Speciation Monitoring and Source Apportionment in Golden, B.C. (2004-2007): Poster Summary.

Standard Audit Procedure for Continuous Emission Monitors and Ambient Air Monitoring Instruments. June 2009.

State of the Air in British Columbia reports: 2005-2008. (BC Lung Association).

Sulphur Recovery Criteria for Natural Gas Processing Plants. January 1994.

Sumas 2 Generation Facility: Air Quality Issue Summary. September 2000.

The View Ahead: Managing Visibility in B.C. — June 19, 2007 Workshop (2 Reports). 2007.

Updating B.C. Provincial Air Quality Objectives: An Options Discussion Paper. May 2002.

Use of High Resolution Numerical Fields with the CALPUFF Modelling System: An Analysis of RAMS and MC2 Fields over Kamloops B.C. June 2004.

Wildfire CAC Emission Inventory for 2010. September 2011.

Wildfire CAC Emission Inventory for 2011. February 2012.

Williams Lake Airshed Management Plan — August 2006. August 2006.

Williams Lake Airshed Management Planning Background Air Quality Report (for Data Collected 1990-2002). June 2003.

Winter Fine Particulate Air Quality in Cranbrook: 1973-1999. June 2001.

Wood Stove Change-over Focus Groups and Survey. October 2006.

Wood Stove Exchange Evaluation Tools and Tips. Fall 2007.

Wood Stove Exchange Implementation Information and Program Basics. 2007.

Work Bike Policy, Ministry of Environment. 2006.