POLLUTION LOCATOR|Smog and Particulates | State Report

Criteria Air Pollutant Report: NEW JERSEY
  • Map Locating the Pollution Sources

  •   [ top ]
  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposures, and Emissions
    Cleanest/Best States Percentile Dirtiest/Worst States
    0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%

    Carbon Monoxide emissions:
    Nitrogen Oxides emissions:
    PM-2.5 emissions:
    PM-10 emissions:
    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):

    See how this state ranks on other criteria air pollution attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank states by criteria air pollutant health risks or emissions.
    Rank counties in NEW JERSEY by criteria air pollutant health risks, exposures, or emissions.
    Rank facilities in NEW JERSEY by criteria air pollutant emissions.
    Rank monitoring stations in NEW JERSEY by criteria air pollutant exposures.

  •   [ top ]
  • Environmental Justice Analysis for NEW JERSEY

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).
  •   [ top ]
  • Health Risks
  • Population Exposed to Unhealthy Levels of Criteria Air Pollutants:

    Pollutant Person-days
    in exceedance
    of NAAQS
        8-hour average 34,189,935
        1-hour average 5,393,644
        Annual arithmetic mean 2,693,957

      [ top ]
  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • See nonattainment areas in NEW JERSEY where ambient concentrations of criteria air pollutants persistently exceed air quality standards.
      [ top ]
  • 1999 Emissions Summary of Criteria Air Pollutants
  • (Expressed in tons of pollutant emitted)
    PM-2.5 PM-10 Sulfur
    Mobile Sources1,518,144293,10232,80693,23886,940154,093
    Area Sources101,28982,66220,70746,51444,421155,166
    Point Sources42,065120,69214,28117,741134,81597,880
    All sources1,661,497496,45667,793157,494266,176407,138
      [ top ]
    Email EPA
    Join an online discussion about NEW JERSEY

    Email a Scorecard Community Report to a friend
    Network with environmental groups
    Learn how to use Scorecard to find out about toxics in your community

    Contribute to Environmental Defense
    Volunteer with environmental groups in your community

      [ top ]
  • Links

    Scorecard's report on
    New Jersey Bureau of Air Monitoring
    New Jersey State Implementation Plan
    New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection