Air Quality: Dust Monitoring

Technical Fact Sheet

This Fact Sheet provides general information on dust issues due to open cut coal mining, as well as practical information on how to undertake dust monitoring. It discusses different types of dust and their sources, the health impacts of dust, and the methods used to monitor dust.

This Fact Sheet will be useful for people who are concerned about the impacts of dust and want help monitoring dust levels.  

Other Fact Sheets you may find useful: Air, Water and Noise Pollution, Mining and Coal Seam Gas

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