Special Monitoring and Emissions Studies

On occasion, special monitoring and/or analysis of specific pollutants will be conducted in response to a large number of complaints or out-of-the-ordinary situations to protect the health of the residents of the South Coast Air Basin. 

Airborne Radiation Monitoring – review and assessment of risks due to airborne radiation following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan in 2010

Aliso Canyon Monitoring - air sampling results and actions taken as a result of a natural gas leak at Southern California Gas's underground storage reservoir in Northridge, CA .

Ambient Lead Monitoring at Exide Technologies - investigation of lead emissions at a lead battery recycling facility in Vernon, CA

Beach Fire Monitoring Results - Air monitoring and sampling in areas adjacent to beaches with fire rings.

Carlton Forge Works Monitoring Results - Air monitoring and sampling in areas near Carlton Forge Works in Paramount, CA

CPV Sentinel Monitoring - Access to data from the CPV Sentinel monitor located downwind of the power plant.

Duarte PM Monitoring - Access to data from the Duarte PM10 monitoring.  

ExxonMobil Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) Startup
 - monitoring conducted to assess the restart of equipment following the February 18, 2015 explosion in the Electrostatic Precipitators.

ExxonMobil Torrance Refinery Incident Report - 2/18/2015 (PDF) - 
SCAQMD Response and Sampling & Analysis Efforts. Updated Feb. 25, 2015. 

Hexavalent Chromium Study - investigation of toxic air pollution in the western areas of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

Maywood commercial building fire
 - a summary of preliminary results of air samples collected near the fire that broke out on the 3500 block of Fruitland Avenue in Maywood, CA on June 14, 2016

Mecca Odor Study - Odor investigations and air sampling in Mecca, CA

Rancho Cucamonga Natural Gas Leak - Inspectors took measurements and an air sample to assess air quality near a natural gas leak in Rancho Cucamonga, May, 2017

Wildomar Sampling and Analysis - Collection and analysis of air samples from the Autumnwood area of Wildomar