Continuous Automated Sampling System Law and Legal Definition

Continuous automated sampling system means “the total equipment and procedures for automated sample collection and sample recovery/analysis to determine a pollutant concentration or emission rate by collecting a single or multiple integrated sample(s) of the pollutant (or diluent gas) for subsequent on-or off-site analysis; integrated sample(s) collected are representative of the emissions for the sample time as specified by the applicable requirement.” [40 CFR 60.51b; Title 40 -Protection of Environment; Chapter I -Environmental Protection Agency; Subchapter C - Air Programs; Part 60-Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources]