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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: TEXAS
 
 
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    TEXAS
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposures, and Emissions
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    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):
    Person-days in exceedance of national air quality standard for PM-10 (24-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 780,794,391
        1-hour average 313,275,765
    PM-10
        24-hour average 40,209,852
        Annual arithmetic mean 705,436
    PM-25
        Annual arithmetic mean 705,436


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • See nonattainment areas in TEXAS 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 Sources5,161,0111,274,494346,0281,873,475113,121600,335
    Area Sources532,55940,542201,509797,7998,361545,339
    Point Sources463,369920,49438,18154,699977,386251,840
    All sources6,156,9392,235,530585,7182,725,9741,098,8681,397,515
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