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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: ILLINOIS
 
 
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    ILLINOIS
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposures, and Emissions
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    Carbon Monoxide emissions:
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    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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  • Health Risks
  • Population Exposed to Unhealthy Levels of Criteria Air Pollutants:

    Pollutant Person-days
    in exceedance
    of NAAQS
    Ozone
        8-hour average 53,870,275
    PM-25
        Annual arithmetic mean 43,335,794
    Ozone
        1-hour average 778,901
    Sulfur dioxide
        24-hour average 128,056


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • See nonattainment areas in ILLINOIS 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 Sources2,903,146575,52175,876335,40245,538308,511
    Area Sources123,236121,138116,352493,28734,260288,194
    Point Sources137,688415,24149,74093,864974,837152,997
    All sources3,164,0701,111,901241,967922,5531,054,635749,702
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