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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: GREENVILLE County, SC
 
 
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    GREENVILLE County
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposure, and Emissions
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    Nitrogen Oxides 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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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for GREENVILLE County

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

    Pollutant Person-days
    in exceedance
    of NAAQS
    PM-25
        Annual arithmetic mean 395,357


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Air Quality Index:
    Percentage of days with good air quality:60
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:40
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:0
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:0
    Maximum AQI level in 2003105
    Median AQI level in 200344
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200366
    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
    Carbon monoxide
        1-hour average 35 ppm4.1 ppm4 ppm 0 1
        8-hour average 9 ppm3.1 ppm3.1 ppm 0 1
    Lead
        Quarterly average 1.5 ug/m3.01 ug/m3.01 ug/m3 0 3
    Nitrogen dioxide
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.053 ppm.01 ppm0 ppm 0 1
    PM-25
        24-hour average 65 ug/m340 ug/m340 ug/m3 0 3
        Annual arithmetic mean 15 ug/m315.1 ug/m314.8 ug/m3 1 3
    PM-10
        24-hour average 150 ug/m373 ug/m365 ug/m3 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 50 ug/m324 ug/m30 ug/m3 0 1
    Sulfur dioxide
        3-hour average 0.50 ppm.04 ppm.03 ppm 0 1
        24-hour average 0.14 ppm.02 ppm.01 ppm 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.03 ppm.003 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 Sources130,18816,5632,58210,9281,38812,996
    Area Sources41,3512,5165,1809,4592,01914,933
    Point Sources26657548684241,880
    All sources171,80519,6547,80920,4553,83129,810
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