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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: DARLINGTON County, SC
 
 
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    DARLINGTON 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:
    Person-days in exceedance of national air quality standard for ozone (8-hour):
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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for DARLINGTON 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 135,912


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Air Quality Index:
    Percentage of days with good air quality:93
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:6
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:1
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:0
    Maximum AQI level in 2003106
    Median AQI level in 200331
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200348
    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.1 ppm.09 ppm 0 1
        8-hour average 0.08 ppm.08 ppm.08 ppm 2 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 Sources26,3814,4299934,9922962,820
    Area Sources4,8014491,1443,4444103,538
    Point Sources1,4175,23721040012,6021,105
    All sources32,59910,1152,3478,83613,3077,463
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