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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: COLORADO
 
 
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    COLORADO
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposures, and Emissions
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    PM-2.5 emissions:
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    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-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 26,107,822
        1-hour average 3,115,581
    PM-10
        24-hour average 182,177


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • See nonattainment areas in COLORADO 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 Sources1,245,011244,97839,692183,13119,243123,573
    Area Sources185,80953,69557,163217,8054,177120,432
    Point Sources36,563118,52612,13819,979103,92237,408
    All sources1,467,383417,200108,994420,915127,342281,414
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  • Links

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    Colorado Real-Time Air Monitoring
    Colorado Air Quality Control Commission
    Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment