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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: DELAWARE
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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:
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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):

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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for DELAWARE

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  • Health Risks
  • Population Exposed to Unhealthy Levels of Criteria Air Pollutants:

    Pollutant Person-days
    in exceedance
    of NAAQS
        8-hour average 6,898,126
        Annual arithmetic mean 1,030,148
        1-hour average 985,518

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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • See nonattainment areas in DELAWARE 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)
    PM-2.5 PM-10 Sulfur
    Mobile Sources193,86247,7204,51812,3653,30321,404
    Area Sources14,8022,9754,81514,4339,78515,292
    Point Sources15,80621,3549931,49370,0938,657
    All sources224,47172,04910,32628,29283,18245,353
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  • Links

    Scorecard's report on
    Delaware Real-Time Air Monitoring
    Delaware State Implementation Plan
    Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control