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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: PINAL County, AZ
 
 
  • Map Locating the Pollution Sources

    PINAL County
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposure, and Emissions
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    Carbon Monoxide emissions:
    Nitrogen Oxides emissions:
    PM-2.5 emissions:
    PM-10 emissions:
    Sulfur Dioxide emissions:
    Volatile Organic Compound emissions:
    Air Quality Index:
    Ozone 1-hour average concentration:
    Ozone 8-hour average concentration:
    PM-2.5 24-hour average concentration:
    PM-10 24-hour average concentration:
    Person-days in exceedance of national air quality standard for ozone (8-hour):
    Person-days in exceedance of national air quality standard for PM-10 (24-hour):
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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for PINAL County

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  • Health Risks
  • Population Exposed to Unhealthy Levels of Criteria Air Pollutants:

    Pollutant Person-days
    in exceedance
    of NAAQS
    Ozone
        8-hour average 1,020,740
    PM-10
        24-hour average 612,444
        Annual arithmetic mean 204,148


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Nonattainment Status:
    This county is in the Phoenix, AZ nonattainment area for failing to meet the national ambient air quality standard for the following criteria air pollutants:
    1. Carbon monoxide
    2. PM-10
    This county is in the Hayden (Pinal County), AZ nonattainment area for failing to meet the national ambient air quality standard for the following criteria air pollutants:
    1. Sulfur dioxide
    This county is in the San Manual (Pinal County), AZ nonattainment area for failing to meet the national ambient air quality standard for the following criteria air pollutants:
    1. Sulfur dioxide
    This county is in the Hayden/Miami, AZ nonattainment area for failing to meet the national ambient air quality standard for the following criteria air pollutants:
    1. PM-10
    This county is in the Phoenix, AZ nonattainment area for failing to meet the national ambient air quality standard for the following criteria air pollutants:
    1. Ozone
    Air Quality Index:
    Percentage of days with good air quality:69
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:30
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:1
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:0
    Maximum AQI level in 2003168
    Median AQI level in 200345
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200374
    Air Quality Index
    0 - 50 Good
    50 - 100 Moderate
    100 - 200 Unhealthful
    200 - 300 Very Unhealthful
    300 - 500 Hazardous
    2003 Summary of Pollutant Concentrations:
    Pollutant NAAQS
    Standard
    Highest
    Recorded
    Concentration
    Second
    Highest
    Recorded
    Concentration
    Number
    of NAAQS
    Exceedances
    Stations
    Monitoring
    Pollutant
    Nitrogen dioxide
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.053 ppm.003 ppm0 ppm 0 1
    Ozone
        1-hour average 0.12 ppm.11 ppm.11 ppm 0 6
        8-hour average 0.08 ppm.09 ppm.09 ppm 5 6
    PM-25
        24-hour average 65 ug/m338 ug/m332 ug/m3 0 2
        Annual arithmetic mean 15 ug/m38.4 ug/m36.3 ug/m3 0 2
    PM-10
        24-hour average 150 ug/m3289 ug/m3171 ug/m3 3 11
        Annual arithmetic mean 50 ug/m361 ug/m346 ug/m3 1 11
    Sulfur dioxide
        3-hour average 0.50 ppm.006 ppm.006 ppm 0 1
        24-hour average 0.14 ppm.004 ppm.003 ppm 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.03 ppm.001 ppm0 ppm 0 1
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  • 1999 Emissions Summary of Criteria Air Pollutants
  • (Expressed in tons of pollutant emitted)
      Carbon
    monoxide
    Nitrogen
    oxides
    PM-2.5 PM-10 Sulfur
    dioxide
    Volatile
    organic
    compounds
    Mobile Sources52,34213,7772,52211,2611,1576,208
    Area Sources9,3591,9532,7819,982793,923
    Point Sources5492,3521,0212,61128,999119
    All sources62,25018,0816,32423,85430,23410,249
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