Air Quality - Monitoring
In line with EPA monitoring and reporting standards, Genera measure air quality at the Port Boundary (to monitor air quality for the Public) and within the Port (to monitor air quality for Port workers). The air quality limit at the Port Boundary (to protect the public) is called the TEL (Tolerable Exposure Limit) and is set at 1ppm (TVOCs) as a one-hour average.
The air quality limit within the Port (for Port workers) is called the WES (Workplace Exposure Standard) and is set at 5ppm (TVOCs) as an eight-hour average.
The following graphs show air quality monitoring result from the Port of Tauranga. These graphs will be updated monthly. Please contact Genera for more information.
Port Boundary Monitoring
The Tolerable Exposure Limit (TEL) set to protect the public and set at is 1ppm (TVOCs) as a 1-hour average.
Air quality measurements are taken directly
Within Port Boundary Monitoring
*Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOCs): Variety of organic chemical compounds (gas) present in the air including methyl bromide, formaldehyde, benzene etc.