SOUTH COAST AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT




(Adopted May 1, 1987)(Amended June 7, 1991)(Amended June 6, 1992)
(Amended June 10, 1994)(Amended May 10, 1996)(Amended May 9, 1997)
(Amended May 8, 1998)(Amended May 14, 1999)(Amended May 19, 2000)

RULE 304.1 ANALYSES FEES

Analyses fees for testing pursuant to Rule 304.

(a) Laboratory Analyses Fees

 

Type of Test

Fee

(1) Particle Analysis  
  (A) Microscopic Identification

$84.28/hour of analysis

  (B) Micro-Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy

$124.94/particle

  (C) X-Ray Diffraction

$124.82/sample

  (D) Particle Size Determination  
    (i) by microscopy

$84.28/hour of analysis

    (ii) by sieve

$84.28/sample

  (E) Energy Dispersive X-Ray - microprobe

As charged by outside laboratory
(charge pass through)

(2) Asbestos (Bulk Samples)  
  (A) PLM

$84.28/subsample

  (B) Point Counting

$84.28/subsample

  (C) TEM, Quantitaive

As charged by outside laboratory
(charge pass through)

  (D) TEM, Qualitative

As charged by outside laboratory
(charge pass through)

  (E) X-Ray Diffraction

$179.77/subsample and/or layer

(3) Asbestos (Bulk Samples)  
  (A) TEM - 12-hour turnaround

As charged by outside laboratory
(charge pass through)

  (B) TEM - 1-day turnaround

As charged by outside laboratory
(charge pass through)

  (C) TEM - 2-day turnaround

As charged by outside laboratory
(charge pass through

 

 

Type of Test

Fee

(4) Vapor Pressure Tests  
  (A) Reid Vapor Pressure

$56.08/sample

  (B) Isoteniscope

As charged by outside laboratory
(charge pass through)

  (C) Speciation of Components in each sample

$235.95 for five or fewer compounds

$27.99 for each additional compound

  (D) Calculation

$164.64/sample

(5) Fuel Analysis  
  (A) Metals (Pb in gasoline)

$168.55/sample

     

$22.25 for each additional sample

  (B) Ash

As charged by outside laboratory
(charge pass through)

  (C) Water and Sediment

As charged by outside laboratory
(charge pass through)

  (D) Density

$84.28/sample

  (E) Heat Content

As charged by outside laboratory
(charge pass through)

  (F) Water

As charged by outside laboratory
(charge pass through)

  (G) Bromine Number

As charged by outside laboratory
(charge pass through)

  (G) Bromine Number

As charged by outside laboratory
(charge pass through)

  (H) Sulfur  
    (i) In Fuel Gas

$196.74/sample

    (ii) In Fuel Oil (by XRF)

$67.19/sample

  (I) Engler Distillation

As charged by outside laboratory
(charge pass through)

  (J) Initial Boiling Point

As charged by outside laboratory
(charge pass through)

(6) VOC (Regulation XI)  
  (A) Gravimetric Test

$84.28/sample

  (B) Density of Coating or Distillate

$84.28sample

  (C) Gloss Testing

$84.28/sample

 

 

Type of Test

Fee

  (D) Gas Chromatograph Analysis

$235.95 for five or fewer compounds

$27.99 for each additional compound

  (E) Photochemical Reactivity -  
    (i) Unknown

$337.31/sample

    (ii) Known

$235.95/sample

  (F) Distillation -  
    (i) Normal

$67.19/sample

    (ii) Heavy Ink

$95.39/sample

  (G) Water by Karl Fischer Titration

$112.37/sample

  (H) Emission Spectrograph Analysis

$84.28/sample

  (I) Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometry

$224.84 for five or fewer compounds

$22.23 for each additional compound

  (J) VOC in pipe cements

$576.55/sample

  (K) VOC in adhesives containing cyanoacrylates

$164.64/sample

(7) For Certification Tests and Analyses not listed above, the fee shall be assessed at a rate $84.28 per person per hour or prorated portion thereof.
(8) In addition to the regular analysis fee, all expedite samples which require overtime work by staff shall be charged an additional time and a half fee based on the normal hourly rate of staff performing such work beyond the normal work schedule.
(9) Time and material fees shall be charged for all samples sent to outside
laboratories.

 

(b) Emissions Testing and Analyses Fees

 

Type of Test

Fee

(1) Accuracy Confirmation Test of Continuous Emission Monitor

$854.69

(2) Continuous Gaseous Emission Testing with Mobile Source Testing Vehicle $1113.58 plus $95.58/hour

 

 

Type of Test

Fee

(3) Non-Continuous Emission Testing

$1045.98 plus fee listed below:

   

Cost Per Sample

   

Specific*

Surcharge**

  (A) Moisture

$151.67

$112.37

  (B) Particulate Matter

$584.68

$292.24

  (C) Sulfur Dioxide

$519.54

$259.62

  (D) Oxides of Nitrogen

$258.59

$78.51

  (E) Carbon Monoxide

$215.88

$107.84

  (F) Total Hydrocarbons

$539.71

$387.83

    (i) Hydrogen Sulfide

$519.54

$259.62

    (ii) Vinyl Chloride

$224.84

$165.15

  (G) Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometry for Unknown

$224.84 for five or fewer compounds

 
     

$22.23 for each additional compound

 
  (H) High Volume Sampler (Fugitive Dust)

$458.83

$229.36

  (I) Total Reduced Sulfur Compounds***

$361.08

$55.46

  (I) Total Reduced Sulfur Compounds***

$361.08

$55.46

  (J) Sample Preparation

$27.99

$16.67

(c) Ambient Air Analyses Fees

 

Type of Test

Fee

(1) Automatic-Recording Ambient Air or Atmospheric Monitoring at a Fixed Site  
  (A) Installation of One (1) Wind-Monitoring System at One (1) Site.

$562.25

  (B) Installation of Each Additional Wind-Monitoring System at the Same Site as (A).

$168.55

  (C) Operation of One (1) Wind-Monitoring System At One (1) Site, Including Data Reduction.

$112.37/day

  (D) Operation of Each Additional Wind-Monitoring System at Same Site as (C), Including Data Reduction.

$39.31/day

(2) Continuous Automatic-Recording Ambient Monitoring In Mobile Mode  
  (A) Installation of One (1) Instrument and Wind Monitoring System in Mobile Van.

$787.39

  (B) Installation of Additional Instrument in Mobile Van.

$281.02

  (C) Operation of One (1) Instrument and Wind-Monitoring System in Mobile Mode, 10 Hours Per Day, Weekdays Only.

$427.34/day

  (D) Operation of One (1) Instrument and Wind-Monitoring System In Mobile Mode, 10 Hours Per Day, Weekends and Holidays.

$641.07/day

  (E) Operation of Each Additional Instrument, Other Than Those Already Installed, in Mobile Van.

$39.31/day

(3) Continuous Non-Recording Ambient Sampling With Laboratory Analysis of Sample Collected (Weekdays Only).  
  (A) Installation of One (1) 24-Hour Sampler (Bag- or Sequential-Impinger).

$562.25 plus lab analysis

  (B) Installation of Each Additional 24-Hour Sampler.

$449.78 plus lab analysis

  (C) Operation of One (1) 24-Hour Sampler and Analysis for One (1) Contaminant Per Sample.

$196.75/day

$44.76 for each additional
contaminant

  (D) Operation of Each Additional 24-Hour Sampler and Analysis for Same Contaminant in (C).

$72.96/day

$33.55 for each additional
contaminant

  (E) Operation of 24-Hour, Sequential-Impinger Sampler and Spectrophometric Analysis.

$393.59/day for up to 12 samples

$168.55 for each additional set of 12 samples

  (F) Installation of One (1) Non-Sequential Sampler to Collect Less-Than-24-Hour-Samples.

$674.72

  (G) Operation of One (1) Non-Sequential Sampler to Collect Less-Than-24-Hour Samples For One Contaminant.

$337.41/day

 

Type of Test

Fee

  (H) Sample Preparation or Extraction Prior to Analysis.

$112.37/day for up to 12 samples

  (I) Spectrophometric Analysis of Each Sample Collected in (G) From Any Number of Samplers Operated for Same Project on Same Day.

$56.08 for first
sample or
contaminant

$22.23 for each
additional sample or contaminant

  (J) Analysis of Each Sample Collected in (G) For Organic Compounds.

$154.97 for five or fewer
contaminants

$33.55 for each additional
contaminant

  (K) Analysis of Each Sample Collected in (G) For Particulates.

$67.19 for first sample

$39.24 for each additional
sample

  (L) Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometry Identification For Any Sample Collected Above.

$112.37 for five or fewer
contaminants

$11.11 for each additional
contaminant

  (M) Additional Fees for Sample Pick-up and Analysis After Normal Weekday Working Hours.

$56.08 additional/ hour for each hour exceeding 8-hour normal week day for sample pick-up or collection

$899.76 additional/ day for weekends and holidays requiring
sample pick-up and analysis same day

$1124.80 additional/ day for weekends and
holidays requiring manual sample collection and analysis same day

 

 

 

Type of Test

Fee

(4) Meteorological Monitoring  
  (A) Conduct Upper-Air Observation via Radio or Airsonde.

$393.60

  (B) Conduct Low-Level Air Observation via Tethersonde (8 Hour Program).

$2251.79

  (C) Conduct Pilot Balloon Observation (Pibal).

$2249.60/release

(5) Landfill Integrated Surface Sampling Program, per Rule 1150.1 Guidelines  
  (A) Conduct Less-Than 24-Hour, Integrated-Surface-Sampling Program Over three (3) 50,000 Square-Foot Grids. Program Includes: Installation and Operation of Wind-Monitoring System; Set-Up of Sample Grid Areas: Conduct of Sampling Sweeps; and Analysis for One (1) Contaminant Per Sample Bag.

$1687.25/grid

  (B) Conduct Less-Than-24-Hour, Integrated-Landfill-Surface-Sampling Program Over Each Additional 50,000 Square-Foot Grid At The Same Site as (A).

$365.40

(6) SF6 Gas-Tracer Study  
  (A) Conduct SF6 Gas-Tracer Study With Up to Sixty (60) Samples, Including Installation and Operation of a Wind-Monitoring System and Tethersonde Observations.

$12,373.93

  (B) Collection and Analysis of Each Additional Sample for (A).

$56.08

(d) Service charge for returned check

Any person who submits a check to the District on insufficient funds or on instructions to stop payment on the check, absent an overcharge or other legal entitlement to withhold payment, shall be subject to a $26.75 service charge.

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