Work Item
ASTM WK83814

New Test Method for Measuring Opacity of fugitive emissions containing particulate and other pollutants.

1. Scope

visible emission quantification


Visible Emission; diesel exhaust; fugitive emissions; fugitive dust; area sources; particulate


Fugitive emissions represent one of the largest contributors to harmful and nuisance emissions. Every Clean Air Agency is required to support the Clean Air Act's requirement to measure nuisance visible emissions. Thousands of companies are regulated to meet visible emission limits.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: D22.03

Committee: D22

Staff Manager: Ashley Wiand

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 10-18-2022

Technical Contact: Shawn Dolan

Item: 000