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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: NORTH CAROLINA
 
 
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposures, and Emissions
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    PM-2.5 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 34,873,520
        1-hour average 1,154,159
    PM-25
        Annual arithmetic mean 152,178


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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 Sources2,208,126373,53053,701171,06332,253248,813
    Area Sources867,42230,97088,112192,22631,168318,691
    Point Sources80,679270,34817,61027,343544,32268,182
    All sources3,156,226674,848159,423390,632607,743635,687
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  • Links

    Scorecard's report on
    North Carolina Real-Time Air Monitoring
    North Carolina State Implementation Plan
    North Carolina Division of Air Quality