Air Monitoring Network Plan

Minnesota sunsetThe purpose of this annual plan is to:

  • demonstrate compliance with air monitoring network regulations,
  • describe proposed changes for the upcoming year, and
  • provide specific information on each of Minnesota's existing and proposed air quality monitoring sites.

Details regarding the location of individual sites, monitoring objectives, and proposed changes are provided. Data for several pollutants are summarized to show current conditions relative to state and federal air quality standards. The plan also provides an overview of the various air quality monitoring networks operating in Minnesota.

Public inspection period. The 2019 Air Monitoring Network Plan for Minnesota is available for public review and comment through June 1, 2018.

Written comments must include:

  • A statement of your interest in the change.
  • A statement of the action you wish the MPCA to take.
  • The reasons supporting your position.

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the report or submit comments, contact

Air monitoring network plans from previous years

2018 Network Plan

2017 Network Plan

2016 Network Plan 

2015 Network Plan 

2014 Network Plan 

2013 Network Plan 

2012 Network Plan 

2011 Network Plan 

2010 Network Plan 

2009 Network Plan 

Contact MPCA

Contact MPCA staff with questions about the MPCA Air Monitoring Network.

Feedback welcome. Public comments on our air-monitoring activities are welcome throughout the year.

Christine Steinwand – Air Policy Unit
Environmental Analysis and Outcomes Division
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency