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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: SHERMAN County, KS
 
 
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    SHERMAN County
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposure, and Emissions
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    Nitrogen Oxides emissions:
    PM-2.5 emissions:
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    Sulfur Dioxide emissions:
    Volatile Organic Compound emissions:
    Air Quality Index:
    PM-10 24-hour average concentration:
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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for SHERMAN County

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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Air Quality Index:
    Percentage of days with good air quality:96
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:4
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:0
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:0
    Maximum AQI level in 200386
    Median AQI level in 200319
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200344
    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
    PM-10
        24-hour average 150 ug/m3126 ug/m357 ug/m3 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 50 ug/m326 ug/m30 ug/m3 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 Sources4,5861,737190851143451
    Area Sources741611,3126,2553642
    Point Sources251748181109
    All sources5,3521,9721,5107,1241471,202
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