Air & Marine

The Air and Marine Monitoring Unit of the ELD is responsibe for KJO's Air & Marine control strategy:

Air & Marine Monitoring System
  • Implement a sound and feasible air pollution control program at each company facility
  • Develop new environmental programs on air quality and meteorology
  • Research and consult on special issues relating to air pollution control technologies, air quality and meteorology.
  • Review Design Basis Scoping Papers; Environmental Impact Assessments; Project Proposals, Land Use Permits; engineering design packages and waiver requests
  • Develop/Review: Environmental Standards, General Instructions, and Codes
  • Monitor air quality & meteorological parameters at the company facilities.
  • Operate and maintain air quality monitoring and meteorology stations.
  • Adopt new monitoring technology such as Optical Remote Sensing (ORS) to replace or supplement conventional Air Quality Monitoring stations.
  • Collect and compile meteorological data.
  • Advise on design requirements with respect to meteorological data (rain, wind, temperature, etc)
  • Prepare annual report on Air Quality compliance
  • Conducts marine monitoring programs including marine bio-accumulation.
  • Provides technical support for the oil spill response team.

The Oil Spill Coordination Unit of the ELD is responsibe for KJO's Spill Readiness strategy:

Objectives
  • Ensure that company response to oil spills is prompt, efficient and cost-effective.
  • Ensure company readiness and response to oil spills through training courses and drills.
  • Monitor, evaluate and advise on national and international oil spill legislation.
  • Assure the continual development and update of oil spill contingency plans.
  • To analyze the environmental impacts during an oil spill and to advise on the most suitable response option to be applied.
  • Perform routine (and during oil spills) inspection duties in the offshore area and the beach areas.