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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: CHITTENDEN County, VT
 
 
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    CHITTENDEN County
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposure, and Emissions
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    Air Quality Index:
    Ozone 1-hour average concentration:
    Ozone 8-hour average concentration:
    PM-2.5 24-hour average concentration:
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  • Health Risks


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Air Quality Index:
    Percentage of days with good air quality:87
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:13
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:0
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:0
    Maximum AQI level in 200397
    Median AQI level in 200332
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200356
    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 ppm2.9 ppm2.9 ppm 0 1
        8-hour average 9 ppm1.9 ppm1.7 ppm 0 1
    Nitrogen dioxide
        Annual arithmetic mean 0.053 ppm.01 ppm0 ppm 0 1
    Ozone
        1-hour average 0.12 ppm.08 ppm.08 ppm 0 1
        8-hour average 0.08 ppm.07 ppm.07 ppm 0 1
    PM-25
        24-hour average 65 ug/m339 ug/m338 ug/m3 0 3
        Annual arithmetic mean 15 ug/m310.1 ug/m39.4 ug/m3 0 3
    PM-10
        24-hour average 150 ug/m351 ug/m349 ug/m3 0 2
        Annual arithmetic mean 50 ug/m319 ug/m37 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 Sources61,0197,1421,4676,7554996,146
    Area Sources5,6043,0159081,5221,9844,772
    Point Sources1,665369417058332
    All sources68,28810,5272,4168,3472,54111,250
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