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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: CALIFORNIA
 
 
  • Map Locating the Pollution Sources

    CALIFORNIA
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposures, and Emissions
    Cleanest/Best States Percentile Dirtiest/Worst States
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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 (1-hour):
    Person-days in exceedance of national air quality standard for ozone (8-hour):
    Person-days in exceedance of national air quality standard for PM-2.5 (24-hour):
    Person-days in exceedance of national air quality standard for PM-10 (24-hour):

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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for CALIFORNIA

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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 4,956,517,296
        1-hour average 1,584,424,158
    PM-25
        Annual arithmetic mean 110,891,117
    PM-10
        24-hour average 19,016,945
        Annual arithmetic mean 5,745,733
    PM-25
        24-hour average 3,642,328
    Carbon monoxide
        8-hour average 2,930,886


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • See nonattainment areas in CALIFORNIA 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 Sources6,314,3381,257,628190,778826,10882,023628,342
    Area Sources1,299,942127,503218,704514,86510,953364,040
    Point Sources95,831138,04917,70730,43141,66359,990
    All sources7,710,1111,523,179427,1901,371,404134,6391,052,372
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  • Links

    Scorecard's report on
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    California State Implementation Plan for Ozone
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