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 #4Address: 4th Street NE and North Carolina Ave, Mason City, IA
Note: The date or location for this session is tentative and is therefore not available for registration at this time. However, there will be a smoke school in this area. To be notified when this session is confirmed, please click the Notify Me button below.Notify Me
Location Notes:NEW LOCATION IN EAST PARK DUE TO FLOODING: From Hwy 65 - Take 4th Street NE to the East Park entrance at the intersection of North Carolina Ave. Continue on 4th Street NE for approximately 500 ft past the intersection and look for the generator on your left. You can park at the bottom of the hill or continue to the unnamed gravel road to park at the top of the hill.Get Directions
What to Bring
2 Black Pens
Chair (if needed)
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.
Regulatory Agency InformationIowa Dept. of Natural ResourcesWebsite