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Air Quality

Charleston Neck Area Air Monitoring Study

As data from the samplers are verified (the sampler and analysis have been confirmed to be operating correctly), the concentrations will be posted in the chart (Charleston Neck graph).

Comparison of the saturation sampler results with the Federal Reference Method used for PM2.5 has shown that they measure concentration to be 2 to 3 micrograms per cubic meter higher and cannot be directly compared to the National Ambient Air Quality Standard. For this project, the differences between sites are most important, but the data will show if the project area tracks the Charleston area reference sites.

Periodic Data Summaries

These charts below will be updated approximately every 10 days. All documents are in pdf format.


For general information on air quality in your area, please call Mark Hiott at the DHEC Regional Office in Charleston at (843) 953-0150.

For more information about air monitoring please contact Scott Reynolds in Columbia at (803) 896-0903.


For more information please contact the Bureau of Air Quality at (803) 898-4123 or by email.