Frequently Asked Questions

Why Would My Company Need a CEMS?

Why would my company need a CEMS?

Federal and State agencies have regulations in place to minimize the amount of pollution generated by industrial processes. In order to enforce these regulations, the processes must be monitored to determine how much pollution is being emitted.

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Any special design consideration if flue gas has ammonia slip?

Any special design consideration if flue gas has ammonia slip?

If a heater or boiler is equipped with a selective catalytic reduction unit (SCR) with ammonia injection for the NOx control, its stack flue gas will carry a residual ammonia gas (ammonia slip)

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What is involved in CEMS integration?

What is involved in CEMS integration?

A full CEMS integration is the specification, arrangement, and connection of all the components of a functional monitoring system.

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What are Part 75 certification requirements for CEMS?

What if CEMS fails to pass Part 75 certification requirements?

The quality assurance & quality control (QA/QC) plan as part of the rule mandated recordkeeping requirement is maintained at a regulated facility or unit to maintain a high quality, …

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What are Part 75 certification requirements for CEMS?

What are Part 75 certification requirements for CEMS?

Part 75 certification requirements establish the accuracy of CEMS. A regulated facility or unit is required to perform the initial certification tests after CEMS installation …..

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What happens if pollutant emissions are over the permit limit?

What happens if pollutant emissions are over the permit limit?

Facility operators must quickly act to address emissions exceeding the limit, including shutting down the unit, if required.

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How is CEMS data used?

How is CEMS data used?

CEMS emissions data is provided to the federal and local environmental agencies to enforce the rule mandates including the required reductions in the amount of pollutants released

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What is CEMS Analytical Technology?

What is CEMS Analytical Technology?

CEMS analytical techniques are based on the measurement of both physical and chemical properties of the parameters of interest.

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Need for CEMS?

Need for CEMS?

Industries like Power plants, Cement, Fertilizers, Iron & Steel, Chlor-alkali, Pharma, Petroleum Refineries, Pesticides,

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What does a typical CEMS consist of?

What does a typical CEMS consist of?

There are a variety of different sampling and analyzing methods and protocols when it comes to installing a CEMS at regulated industrial facilities.

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How does a Continuous Emission Monitoring System Work?

How does a Continuous Emission Monitoring System Work?

A continuous emission monitoring system provides a means to monitor the stack exhaust emissions on a continuous basis and report the pollutant emissions data as required to EPA and local authorities.

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What must be monitored and reported by a CEMS?

What must be monitored and reported by a CEMS?

Nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission rate, sulfur dioxide (SO2) mass emissions, carbon dioxide (CO2) mass emissions, and heat input.

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