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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: ALABAMA
 
 
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    ALABAMA
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposures, 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:
    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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  • Health Risks
  • Population Exposed to Unhealthy Levels of Criteria Air Pollutants:

    Pollutant Person-days
    in exceedance
    of NAAQS
    Ozone
        8-hour average 4,555,984
    PM-25
        Annual arithmetic mean 2,761,478
    PM-10
        24-hour average 1,974,423
        Annual arithmetic mean 658,141
    Lead
        Quarterly average 29,276


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • See nonattainment areas in ALABAMA where ambient concentrations of criteria air pollutants persistently exceed air quality standards.
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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 Sources1,733,273285,78567,364320,07620,540197,261
    Area Sources628,61063,50681,836158,79943,682151,317
    Point Sources207,527285,89626,67546,634665,66896,968
    All sources2,569,410635,187175,875525,509729,890445,547
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