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Funding Agency: USEPA

Cost: $157,984

Project Period: March 15, 2010- September 14, 2011

Project Manager:Linda J. Bonanno, Ph.D. NJDEP

Principal Investigator: Zhihua (Tina) Fan, Ph.D., EOHSI, UMDNJ

Additional Air Monitoring in Paterson (AAMP)

Update - November 2010:

In May 2010, the NJDEP was informed by Eastern Research Group, Inc. (ERG, Inc), the USEPA national contract lab, that the quality control measures prepared by their analyst were calculated incorrectly for the volatile organic compounds (VOC) that were measured during the Urban Community Air Toxics Monitoring Project, Paterson City, NJ (UCAMPP). The data were corrected using USEPA approved procedures which resulted in changes to a small number of data points less than 4%). The original dataset was updated with the recalculated values and statistics were again applied to the updated dataset. Because the number of affected data points was so small, and because most of the changes were small themselves, these adjustments to the dataset did not result in any changes in the final conclusions that were reached in the report.

If you have any additional questions regarding this project, please contact the project manager Dr. Linda Bonanno at Linda.bonanno@dep.state.nj.us or at (609)984-9480.

Office of Science
Dr. Gary A. Buchanan, Manager

Mailing Address:
Mail code 428-01, P.O. Box 420
P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 0862
Office Location:
428 East State St., 1st floor
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: (609) 984-6070
Fax: (609) 292-7340

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