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Source Testing

MBARD requires performance testing or source tests as permit conditions to demonstrate compliance with specific emissions limitations. This page provides links to MBARD advisories related to sources testing, links to approved test methods, and a list of testing companies.


Source Test Procedure Advisory - April 2020


MBARD permit conditions require conducting source tests in accordance with MBARD test procedures. The document below presents the minimum, but required, administrative and technical procedures for source tests. This guidance should be referenced whenever source testing is to occur within MBARD's jurisdiction.

MBARD Source Test Procedures (Updated August 22, 2022)


The California Air Resources Board has an independent testing contractors program. Below is a list of Independent Contractors currently approved by CARB for some test methods. 

CARB Independent Contractors


The following are links to find the current versions of the U.S. EPA or CARB approved test methods.

U.S EPA Approved Test Methods

CARB Approved Test Methods