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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: CHAUTAUQUA County, NY
 
 
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    CHAUTAUQUA 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 CHAUTAUQUA County

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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 1,514,095
        1-hour average 137,645


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Air Quality Index:
    Percentage of days with good air quality:85
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:13
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:1
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:1
    Maximum AQI level in 2003185
    Median AQI level in 200333
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200358
    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.12 ppm.12 ppm 1 2
        8-hour average 0.08 ppm.11 ppm.1 ppm 11 2
    PM-25
        24-hour average 65 ug/m337 ug/m328 ug/m3 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 15 ug/m39.7 ug/m30 ug/m3 0 1
    PM-10
        24-hour average 150 ug/m346 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.27 ppm.26 ppm 0 2
        24-hour average 0.14 ppm.07 ppm.06 ppm 0 2
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.03 ppm.007 ppm.004 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 Sources40,3946,2171,1905,1544605,389
    Area Sources4,3331,1121,0142,3161,5484,408
    Point Sources4097,57218136561,291419
    All sources45,13514,9012,3857,83563,29910,216
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  • Links

    Scorecard's report on
    New York Environmental Air Quality Rules and Regulations
    New York Metropolitan Draft Ozone Attainment Including Portions of Connecticut and Northern New Jers
    New York State Department of Environmental Quality: Air Resources
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