Mason City, IA Smoke School Information 

AeroMet’s Mason City, IA smoke school meets Federal (EPA) and Iowa state smoke school requirements. Upon completion, you will be certified to conduct EPA Method 9 (visible emissions) observations.

Lecture Requirement: You should complete AeroMet’s online lecture program before attending the field certification event. Detailed information about the lecture can be found here

Field Certification Requirement: Iowa DNR requires that all smoke school attendees observe 500 opacity readings to receive their initial EPA Method 9 certification. This is a one-time requirement. AeroMet performs this service at the Des Moines public smoke school at no additional charge. Please call AeroMet with any questions regarding this requirement.

Field Certification Cost: $200/person | Online Lecture Program: $40/person Start Time: 08:30am (Please arrive by 8:15) Site: East Park Shelter #3 Address: 4th Street NE and S Virginia Ave, Mason City, IA
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Location Notes:From Hwy 65 turn east on Business Hwy 18/6th St. Go 0.4 miles merge right to stay on Business Hwy 18/5th St. Go 0.4 miles and under the RR tracks then make the next left to go north on Virginia St. Go 0.3 miles on Virginia St to the park entrance. Continue north on Virginia St into the park. Stay to the left on the main park road until shelter 3 near Willow Creek at the playground and the basketball courts.Get Directions

What to Bring

2 Black Pens
Weather-Appropriate Clothing

(if needed)

Important Notes

  • The school will run in most weather conditions - dress appropriately.
  • School duration will depend on how quickly you pass the test.
  • You must be present by the start of the first run.
  • Please review the online lecture before the field test.