In 2012, the EPA mandated emission sources conducting relative accuracy test audits (RATAs) or stack tests under Part 75, Appendix E or § 75.19, must use an Air Emission Testing Body (AETB) that meets competency standards.
Remember to include the requirement and proof of certification in the Request for Proposal (RFP) bid package you sent to prospective bidders to perform testing work. It is critical to identify and address these requirements upfront.
This is not a new requirement and has been present for almost ten years. But with the turnover of CEM and Supply Chain people, these issues cannot be overlooked without unpleasant consequences.
Use this link to find more information from the EPA on this topic.
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