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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: ST. LOUIS (CITY) County, MO
 
 
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    ST. LOUIS (CITY) County
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposure, and Emissions
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    Carbon Monoxide emissions:
    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:
    Person-days in exceedance of national air quality standard for ozone (1-hour):
    Person-days in exceedance of national air quality standard for ozone (8-hour):
    Person-days in exceedance of national air quality standard for PM-10 (24-hour):
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  • Health Risks
  • Population Exposed to Unhealthy Levels of Criteria Air Pollutants:

    Pollutant Person-days
    in exceedance
    of NAAQS
    Ozone
        8-hour average 3,322,230
        1-hour average 996,669
    PM-10
        24-hour average 996,669
    PM-25
        Annual arithmetic mean 332,223


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Air Quality Index:
    Percentage of days with good air quality:41
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:56
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:2
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:1
    Maximum AQI level in 2003179
    Median AQI level in 200355
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200384
    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 ppm4.9 ppm4.5 ppm 0 2
        8-hour average 9 ppm3.1 ppm3 ppm 0 2
    Lead
        Quarterly average 1.5 ug/m3.02 ug/m3.01 ug/m3 0 1
    Nitrogen dioxide
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.053 ppm.02 ppm.01 ppm 0 2
    Ozone
        1-hour average 0.12 ppm.14 ppm.13 ppm 3 3
        8-hour average 0.08 ppm.11 ppm.1 ppm 10 3
    PM-25
        24-hour average 65 ug/m354 ug/m351 ug/m3 0 5
        Annual arithmetic mean 15 ug/m316.4 ug/m314.7 ug/m3 1 5
    PM-10
        24-hour average 150 ug/m3292 ug/m3180 ug/m3 3 5
        Annual arithmetic mean 50 ug/m344 ug/m344 ug/m3 0 5
    Sulfur dioxide
        3-hour average 0.50 ppm.05 ppm.05 ppm 0 2
        24-hour average 0.14 ppm.02 ppm.01 ppm 0 2
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.03 ppm.005 ppm.003 ppm 0 2
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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 Sources103,96514,6771,8576,18896510,624
    Area Sources4,3932,4799902,9703,9783,929
    Point Sources1,8242,1293815874,2956,662
    All sources110,18219,2853,2289,7459,23821,215
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