POLLUTION LOCATOR|Smog and Particulates | County Report

Criteria Air Pollutant Report: BENTON County, WA
 
 
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    BENTON 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:
    PM-2.5 24-hour average concentration:
    PM-10 24-hour average concentration:
    Person-days in exceedance of national air quality standard for PM-10 (24-hour):
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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for BENTON County

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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • Air Quality Index:
    Percentage of days with good air quality:91
    Percentage of days with moderate air quality:8
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality for sensitive populations:1
    Percentage of days with unhealthful air quality:0
    Maximum AQI level in 2003501
    Median AQI level in 200320
    90th Percentile AQI level in 200347
    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
    PM-25
        24-hour average 65 ug/m319 ug/m316 ug/m3 0 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 15 ug/m36.3 ug/m30 ug/m3 0 1
    PM-10
        24-hour average 150 ug/m31438 ug/m3186 ug/m3 3 1
        Annual arithmetic mean 50 ug/m329 ug/m30 ug/m3 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 Sources54,3769,2107242,2425975,028
    Area Sources4,2019541,4896,181943,332
    Point Sources1632,63718950842775
    All sources58,74012,8002,4018,9311,1188,436
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  • Links

    Scorecard's report on
    Benton County Real-Time Air Monitoring
    Washington Department of Ecology
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