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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: SALT LAKE County, UT
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    SALT LAKE 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 (8-hour):
    Person-days in exceedance of national air quality standard for PM-10 (24-hour):
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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for SALT LAKE County

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

    Pollutant Person-days
    in exceedance
    of NAAQS
        8-hour average 7,393,976
        24-hour average 5,545,482

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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Nonattainment Status:
    This county is in the Salt Lake Co, UT nonattainment area for failing to meet the national ambient air quality standard for the following criteria air pollutants:
    1. Sulfur dioxide
    2. PM-10
    Air Quality Index:
    Percentage of days with good air quality:58
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:38
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:4
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:0
    Maximum AQI level in 2003296
    Median AQI level in 200347
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200377
    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
    of NAAQS
    Carbon monoxide
        1-hour average 35 ppm8.7 ppm8.2 ppm 0 4
        8-hour average 9 ppm5.2 ppm4.3 ppm 0 4
        Quarterly average 1.5 ug/m3.06 ug/m3.06 ug/m3 0 1
    Nitrogen dioxide
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.053 ppm.02 ppm.02 ppm 0 2
        1-hour average 0.12 ppm.11 ppm.11 ppm 0 5
        8-hour average 0.08 ppm.09 ppm.09 ppm 8 5
        24-hour average 65 ug/m360 ug/m357 ug/m3 0 6
        Annual arithmetic mean 15 ug/m312.3 ug/m311.1 ug/m3 0 6
        24-hour average 150 ug/m3421 ug/m3360 ug/m3 6 4
        Annual arithmetic mean 50 ug/m340 ug/m328 ug/m3 0 4
    Sulfur dioxide
        3-hour average 0.50 ppm.03 ppm.03 ppm 0 3
        24-hour average 0.14 ppm.01 ppm.01 ppm 0 3
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.03 ppm.005 ppm.002 ppm 0 3
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  • 1999 Emissions Summary of Criteria Air Pollutants
  • (Expressed in tons of pollutant emitted)
    PM-2.5 PM-10 Sulfur
    Mobile Sources223,27638,7163,1667,1654,17722,139
    Area Sources23,2748,5286,31622,0255,17420,773
    Point Sources3,1706,8721,7423,7735,5542,466
    All sources249,72054,11711,22432,96414,90645,378
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  • Links

    Scorecard's report on
    Weber County Real-Time Air Monitoring
    Utah State Implementation Plan
    Utah Department of Enviromental Quality, Division of Air Quality
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