EPA's Office of Inspector General to review EPA's approval process for dispersion models

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently annouced their plans to, "begin preliminary research to assess the effectiveness of EPA's process for reviewing and approving air quality dispersion models it recommends for use by state, local and tribal air pollution control agencies". The review will focus on the American Meteorological Society/EPA Regulatory Model (AERMOD).

The memo announcing the project can be found online at the following web link.