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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: PINELLAS County, FL
 
 
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    PINELLAS County
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposure, and Emissions
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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for PINELLAS County

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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Air Quality Index:
    Percentage of days with good air quality:80
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:20
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:0
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:0
    Maximum AQI level in 200396
    Median AQI level in 200337
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200356
    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
    Carbon monoxide
        1-hour average 35 ppm4.8 ppm4 ppm 0 4
        8-hour average 9 ppm2.4 ppm2.3 ppm 0 4
    Lead
        Quarterly average 1.5 ug/m3.01 ug/m3.01 ug/m3 0 1
    Nitrogen dioxide
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.053 ppm.01 ppm0 ppm 0 1
    Ozone
        1-hour average 0.12 ppm.1 ppm.09 ppm 0 3
        8-hour average 0.08 ppm.08 ppm.07 ppm 0 3
    PM-25
        24-hour average 65 ug/m331 ug/m323 ug/m3 0 2
        Annual arithmetic mean 15 ug/m39.3 ug/m39.1 ug/m3 0 2
    PM-10
        24-hour average 150 ug/m347 ug/m347 ug/m3 0 4
        Annual arithmetic mean 50 ug/m323 ug/m322 ug/m3 0 4
    Sulfur dioxide
        3-hour average 0.50 ppm.11 ppm.1 ppm 0 4
        24-hour average 0.14 ppm.04 ppm.03 ppm 0 4
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.03 ppm.005 ppm.003 ppm 0 4
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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 Sources271,27332,6473,82511,4722,61228,271
    Area Sources4,7655,3966501,18052118,188
    Point Sources4956,55613517828,975822
    All sources276,53344,5994,61012,83032,10747,281
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