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

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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Air Quality Index:
    Percentage of days with good air quality:86
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:14
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:0
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:0
    Maximum AQI level in 200385
    Median AQI level in 200327
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200353
    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
    Lead
        Quarterly average 1.5 ug/m3.02 ug/m30 ug/m3 0 2
    PM-25
        24-hour average 65 ug/m333 ug/m331 ug/m3 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 15 ug/m312.9 ug/m30 ug/m3 0 1
    PM-10
        24-hour average 150 ug/m3109 ug/m381 ug/m3 0 2
        Annual arithmetic mean 50 ug/m333 ug/m319 ug/m3 0 2
    Sulfur dioxide
        3-hour average 0.50 ppm.1 ppm.08 ppm 0 1
        24-hour average 0.14 ppm.02 ppm.02 ppm 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.03 ppm.004 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 Sources67,99610,5851,9098,9347017,598
    Area Sources28,4551,4183,0404,1994417,923
    Point Sources3,8015,7486711217,5992,078
    All sources100,25217,7515,01613,24418,74017,598
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