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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: CAMERON County, TX
 
 
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    CAMERON County
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposure, and Emissions
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    Volatile Organic Compound emissions:
    Air Quality Index:
    Ozone 1-hour average concentration:
    Ozone 8-hour average concentration:
    PM-2.5 24-hour average concentration:
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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for CAMERON County

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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Air Quality Index:
    Percentage of days with good air quality:80
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:18
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:2
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:0
    Maximum AQI level in 2003126
    Median AQI level in 200336
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200363
    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 ppm4.2 ppm3.9 ppm 0 1
        8-hour average 9 ppm2.1 ppm1.9 ppm 0 1
    Lead
        Quarterly average 1.5 ug/m3.01 ug/m3.01 ug/m3 0 1
    Ozone
        1-hour average 0.12 ppm.08 ppm.07 ppm 0 1
        8-hour average 0.08 ppm.07 ppm.07 ppm 0 1
    PM-25
        24-hour average 65 ug/m345 ug/m342 ug/m3 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 15 ug/m310.7 ug/m30 ug/m3 0 1
    PM-10
        24-hour average 150 ug/m3151 ug/m3110 ug/m3 0 2
        Annual arithmetic mean 50 ug/m338 ug/m320 ug/m3 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 Sources73,77415,4145,35129,7841,9589,353
    Area Sources1,0823371,9178,5551836,570
    Point Sources4491,3009122413490
    All sources75,30517,0517,35938,5632,15416,413
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  • Links

    Scorecard's report on
    Cameron County Real-Time Air Monitoring
    Texas State Implementation Plan
    Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission
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