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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: PENNSYLVANIA
 
 
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    PENNSYLVANIA
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposures, and Emissions
    Cleanest/Best States Percentile Dirtiest/Worst States
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    Nitrogen Oxides emissions:
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    PM-10 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):
    Person-days in exceedance of national air quality standard for PM-2.5 (24-hour):

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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for PENNSYLVANIA

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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 72,480,089
    PM-25
        Annual arithmetic mean 15,568,671
    Ozone
        1-hour average 6,553,685
    PM-25
        24-hour average 1,261,303


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • See nonattainment areas in PENNSYLVANIA 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 Sources2,733,673460,52062,127231,08638,013282,428
    Area Sources269,128128,80464,834174,91986,057277,490
    Point Sources328,843350,97423,07037,1631,117,67562,036
    All sources3,331,645940,299150,031443,1681,241,745621,954
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  • Links

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    Pennsylvania Real-Time Pollutant Standards Index
    Pennsylvania State Implementation Plan
    Pensylvania Department of Environmental Protection