B.C. Air Quality

Reports and Publications — Objectives and Standards

See also Guidelines, Criteria and Procedures.

Air Quality Objectives and Standards for British Columbia and Canada. April 2009.

Air Quality Objectives for Formaldehyde.January 1995.  

Air Quality Objective for PM10. January 1995.

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.

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

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

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

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

Guidance on Application of Provincial Air Quality Objectives for NO2(PDF). February 2017.

Guidance on Application of Provincial Air Quality Objectives for SO2 (PDF). February 2017.

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 Developing Provincial Air Quality Objectives. August 2011.

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

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

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