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PSD Quality Meteorological Data

ADEC is providing the following summary of meteorological data at industrial monitoring sites and submitted for ADEC review since 2015. All of the data from the sites listed in the table below meet the quality assurance requirements of ADEC’s Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permit program.


ADEC is providing this summary for informational purposes only. Applicants who desire to use reported meteorological data for their project need to demonstrate to ADEC's satisfaction that the monitoring site and data adequately meet the given regulatory requirements for their project. Applicants who desire to use one of these datasets in their permit applications should contact ADEC to discuss their approach and request the datasets. The applicant is responsible to demonstrate that the selected dataset is representative for their site and meets the requirements in Section 8.4 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Guideline on Air Quality Models (Appendix W of 40 CFR 51). In all cases, applicants should also review the applicable data report and ADEC's detailed findings prior to using a given dataset. ADEC strongly advises applicants to contact us prior to inclusion of any of the posted data in a permit application.


Owner Location/Site Latitude Longitude Timeframe Comment
Alaska LNG GTP Deadhorse Tall Tower 70° 13’ 53.79” N 148° 22’ 28.24” W 6/1/16 – 5/31/17 PSD except for vertical wind speed
Alaska LNG Nikiski Tall Tower 60° 40’ 48” N 151° 22’ 35.04” W 1/1/16 - 12/31/16 PSD except for 10 m wind speed, and 10 m wind direction that were not reviewed
BPXA A-Pad 70° 15’ 58” N 148° 45’ 22” W 1/1/16 - 12/31/16 PSD all met except vertical wind speed, vertical wind direction, and barometric pressure
BPXA Prudhoe CCP 70° 19’ 8" N 148° 30’ 27" W 1/1/16 - 12/31/16 PSD all met except vertical wind speed, vertical wind direction, and barometric pressure
CPAI Nuiqsut 70° 13’ 25.3” N 150° 59’ 58.4” W 1/1/16 - 12/31/16 PSD Quality
CPAI Nuiqsut 70° 13’ 25.3” N 150° 59’ 58.4” W 1/1/17-12/31/17 PSD Quality
CPAI Nuiqsut 70° 13’ 25.3” N 150° 59’ 58.4” W 1/1/19-12/31/19 PSD Quality
Pebble Partnership Pebble "1" 59° 54’ 10.9” N 155° 19’ 48” W 1/1/18-12/31/18 PSD Quality
Pebble Partnership Amakdedori 59° 17’ 15.9” N 155° 08’ 38.3” W 2/1/18-1/31/19 PSD Quality
Sumitomo Pogo Pogo Ridge 64° 27’ 10” N 144° 54’ 57” W 10/1/15 - 9/30/16 PSD except for evaporation
Sumitomo Pogo Pogo Airstrip 64° 28’ 1” N 144° 54’ 57” W 10/1/15 - 9/30/16 PSD except for relative humidity
TCAK Red Dog Sled 68° 7’ 34.4” N 162° 59’ 0.0” W 10/1/15 – 9/30/16 PSD except for relative humidity
TCAK Anarraaq 68° 09’ 58.7” N 162° 57’ 23.7” W 10/1/15 – 9/30/16 PSD Quality
TCAK Mine (Bons Creek) 68° 01’ 38.2” N 162° 55’ 13.4” W 10/1/15 – 9/30/16 PSD Quality
TCAK Mine (Mill Tower) 68° 04’ 24.0” N 162° 51’ 15.2” W 10/1/15 – 9/30/16 PSD Quality
TCAK DMTS Port 67° 34’ 45.1” N 164° 03’ 23.7” W 10/1/15 – 9/30/16 PSD Quality
Trilogy Arctic Valley Arctic Deposit 67° 10’ 32.2” N 156° 24’ 22.9 W 10/1/18 – 9/30/19 PSD Quality

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