POLLUTION LOCATOR|Smog and Particulates | County Report

Criteria Air Pollutant Report: OXFORD County, ME
 
 
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    OXFORD County
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposure, and Emissions
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    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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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for OXFORD 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: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 200387
    Median AQI level in 200319
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200338
    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.08 ppm.07 ppm 0 1
        8-hour average 0.08 ppm.07 ppm.06 ppm 0 1
    PM-25
        24-hour average 65 ug/m334 ug/m332 ug/m3 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 15 ug/m311 ug/m30 ug/m3 0 1
    PM-10
        24-hour average 150 ug/m336 ug/m328 ug/m3 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 50 ug/m312 ug/m30 ug/m3 0 1
    Sulfur dioxide
        3-hour average 0.50 ppm.01 ppm.01 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 Sources26,8523,1236892,4932715,095
    Area Sources4,6494864,0084,37856011,253
    Point Sources8652,1622243381,253315
    All sources32,3665,7714,9217,2092,08416,662
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