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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: SANDERS County, MT
 
 
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    SANDERS County
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposure, and Emissions
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    Carbon Monoxide emissions:
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    PM-10 emissions:
    Sulfur Dioxide emissions:
    Volatile Organic Compound emissions:
    Air Quality Index:
    PM-2.5 24-hour average concentration:
    PM-10 24-hour average concentration:
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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Nonattainment Status:
    This county is in the Sanders County (part);Thompson Falls and vicinity,MT nonattainment area for failing to meet the national ambient air quality standard for the following criteria air pollutants:
    1. PM-10
    Air Quality Index:
    Percentage of days with good air quality:94
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:6
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:0
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:0
    Maximum AQI level in 200393
    Median AQI level in 200318
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200341
    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-25
        24-hour average 65 ug/m337 ug/m333 ug/m3 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 15 ug/m37.2 ug/m30 ug/m3 0 1
    PM-10
        24-hour average 150 ug/m348 ug/m344 ug/m3 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 50 ug/m315 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 Sources3,0827996213,80862524
    Area Sources15,6585501,6412,563261,131
    Point Sources103212723
    All sources18,7501,3522,2826,398901,658
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