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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: HUDSON County, NJ
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    HUDSON 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):
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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for HUDSON County

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  • Health Risks
  • Population Exposed to Unhealthy Levels of Criteria Air Pollutants:

    Pollutant Person-days
    in exceedance
    of NAAQS
        8-hour average 1,214,838
        1-hour average 607,419
        Annual arithmetic mean 607,419

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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Nonattainment Status:
    This county is in the New York-N. New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT 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:84
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:15
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:1
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:0
    Maximum AQI level in 2003145
    Median AQI level in 200329
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200360
    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
    of NAAQS
    Carbon monoxide
        1-hour average 35 ppm4.6 ppm4 ppm 0 1
        8-hour average 9 ppm3 ppm2.9 ppm 0 1
    Nitrogen dioxide
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.053 ppm.02 ppm0 ppm 0 1
        1-hour average 0.12 ppm.13 ppm.1 ppm 1 1
        8-hour average 0.08 ppm.1 ppm.09 ppm 2 1
        24-hour average 65 ug/m355 ug/m350 ug/m3 0 2
        Annual arithmetic mean 15 ug/m316.4 ug/m314.8 ug/m3 1 2
        24-hour average 150 ug/m389 ug/m361 ug/m3 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 50 ug/m332 ug/m30 ug/m3 0 1
    Sulfur dioxide
        3-hour average 0.50 ppm.05 ppm.05 ppm 0 2
        24-hour average 0.14 ppm.03 ppm.03 ppm 0 2
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.03 ppm.009 ppm.006 ppm 0 2
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  • 1999 Emissions Summary of Criteria Air Pollutants
  • (Expressed in tons of pollutant emitted)
    PM-2.5 PM-10 Sulfur
    Mobile Sources85,02621,2142,2215,6549,1379,023
    Area Sources4,6116,3681,0142,4992,50711,185
    Point Sources2,34412,3388051,02921,56110,068
    All sources91,98239,9204,0409,18233,20530,276
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  • Links

    Scorecard's report on
    Hudson County Real-Time Air Monitoring
    New Jersey State Implementation Plan
    New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
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