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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: KENTUCKY
 
 
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    KENTUCKY
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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 (8-hour):

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

    Pollutant Person-days
    in exceedance
    of NAAQS
    PM-25
        Annual arithmetic mean 2,796,068
    Ozone
        8-hour average 2,496,681


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • See nonattainment areas in KENTUCKY 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 Sources1,262,003280,31733,733122,81531,733137,257
    Area Sources169,93670,72347,084146,68754,855129,208
    Point Sources75,615344,31914,98726,148698,84063,762
    All sources1,507,555695,35895,804295,650785,428330,227
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  • Links

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