Air Quality Monitoring in Irish Rail, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

The Irish Rail site was located at Irish Rail on the Old Knockmay Road, Portlaoise, Co. Loais.

Monitoring was carried out using a continuous BTEX monitor. The site is no longer operating.

 

Averaging Period: 1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018

Benzene
Average Concentration: 0.35 ug m-3

This is below the lower assessment threshold of 2.0 ug m-3.

 

Toluene
Average Concentration: 0.48 ug m-3

Ethylbenzene
Average Concentration: 0.15 ug m-3

m+p-Xylene
Average Concentration: 1.03 ug m-3

o-Xylene
Average Concentration: 0.16 ug m-3

There are no limit values for toluene, ethylbenzene or xylene.