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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: CUMBERLAND County, ME
 
 
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    CUMBERLAND 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:
    PM-2.5 24-hour average concentration:
    PM-10 24-hour average concentration:
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  • Health Risks


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Nonattainment Status:
    This county is in the Portland, ME 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: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 2003100
    Median AQI level in 200332
    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 ppm.9 ppm.9 ppm 0 1
        8-hour average 9 ppm.8 ppm.8 ppm 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 2
        8-hour average 0.08 ppm.08 ppm.08 ppm 0 2
    PM-25
        24-hour average 65 ug/m339 ug/m337 ug/m3 0 3
        Annual arithmetic mean 15 ug/m313.8 ug/m312.7 ug/m3 0 3
    PM-10
        24-hour average 150 ug/m383 ug/m357 ug/m3 0 2
        Annual arithmetic mean 50 ug/m326 ug/m39 ug/m3 0 2
    Sulfur dioxide
        3-hour average 0.50 ppm.03 ppm.02 ppm 0 1
        24-hour average 0.14 ppm.01 ppm.01 ppm 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.03 ppm.003 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 Sources107,99213,2701,8456,62697813,272
    Area Sources10,3402,16816,65417,6722,4949,492
    Point Sources1,7776,11214018618,8131,144
    All sources120,10921,55018,63824,48422,28523,908
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