POLLUTION LOCATOR|Smog and Particulates | County Report

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

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  • Health Risks


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Air Quality Index:
    Percentage of days with good air quality:87
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:13
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:0
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:0
    Maximum AQI level in 200390
    Median AQI level in 200333
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200354
    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
    Ozone
        1-hour average 0.12 ppm.09 ppm.09 ppm 0 1
        8-hour average 0.08 ppm.08 ppm.07 ppm 0 1
    Sulfur dioxide
        3-hour average 0.50 ppm.06 ppm.05 ppm 0 1
        24-hour average 0.14 ppm.02 ppm.02 ppm 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.03 ppm.004 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 Sources2,2591,60612542383296
    Area Sources1,4125823611,153411340
    Point Sources13,3757,9751,8312,81243,7971,321
    All sources17,04610,1642,3174,38844,2911,958
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