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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: TENNESSEE
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposures, and Emissions
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    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-10 (24-hour):

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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for TENNESSEE

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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 16,714,203
        Annual arithmetic mean 2,409,471
        1-hour average 46,919
        24-hour average 18,830

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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • See nonattainment areas in TENNESSEE 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 Sources1,898,312409,91636,594111,67436,552205,407
    Area Sources299,49545,89564,285179,51840,372223,152
    Point Sources106,151284,71117,62926,966609,058120,220
    All sources2,303,958740,522118,509318,159685,982548,780
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