Industry news: New air quality monitoring stations

Two new air quality monitoring stations constructed in Gunnedah and Narrabri have now commenced publicly reporting real-time data on air quality for the region.

Establishment of this monitoring network has been supported by the local mining industry as a way of providing scientific, timely information to the community about air quality in the region. 

The data from the first two months of monitoring shows air quality has been good at the Narrabri and Gunnedah monitors, with no exceedences of the daily particulate matter air quality standards, and average levels well below other monitoring locations throughout NSW, including Sydney.