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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: RHODE ISLAND
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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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  • Health Risks
  • Population Exposed to Unhealthy Levels of Criteria Air Pollutants:

    Pollutant Person-days
    in exceedance
    of NAAQS
        8-hour average 3,757,081
        1-hour average 128,502

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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • See nonattainment areas in RHODE ISLAND 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 Sources240,63534,5813,3379,4885,68324,654
    Area Sources16,0593,0833,1706,9864,54519,990
    Point Sources1,7599959311,2572,3006,136
    All sources258,45338,6587,43817,73112,52850,780
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