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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: LOUISIANA
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposures, and 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 LOUISIANA

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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 17,215,779
        1-hour average 2,639,113

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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • See nonattainment areas in LOUISIANA 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 Sources1,376,434398,88638,187137,23746,518179,209
    Area Sources208,08594,11168,919160,55280,839113,242
    Point Sources647,748399,33326,78435,631339,235107,003
    All sources2,232,267892,330133,890333,421466,592399,455
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    Scorecard's report on
    Louisiana Real-Time Air Monitoring
    Louisianna State Implementation Plan
    Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality