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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: GRANT County, NM
 
 
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    GRANT County
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposure, and Emissions
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    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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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for GRANT County

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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Nonattainment Status:
    This county is in the Grant Co, NM nonattainment area for failing to meet the national ambient air quality standard for the following criteria air pollutants:
    1. Sulfur dioxide
    Air Quality Index:
    Percentage of days with good air quality:99
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:1
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:0
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:0
    Maximum AQI level in 200365
    Median AQI level in 20031
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200323
    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/m322 ug/m316 ug/m3 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 15 ug/m36.4 ug/m30 ug/m3 0 1
    PM-10
        24-hour average 150 ug/m347 ug/m338 ug/m3 0 2
        Annual arithmetic mean 50 ug/m319 ug/m314 ug/m3 0 2
    Sulfur dioxide
        3-hour average 0.50 ppm.007 ppm.006 ppm 0 1
        24-hour average 0.14 ppm.003 ppm.003 ppm 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.03 ppm.001 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 Sources13,7262,2333,86524,9681021,345
    Area Sources5,5069478161,8012291,200
    Point Sources4149553995815,35330
    All sources19,2733,6745,22127,72615,6842,575
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