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Criteria Air Pollutant Report: WEST VIRGINIA
 
 
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    WEST VIRGINIA
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  • Air Quality Rankings: Health Risks, Exposures, and Emissions
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    Carbon Monoxide emissions:
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    PM-2.5 emissions:
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    Sulfur Dioxide emissions:
    Volatile Organic Compound emissions:
    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 1,816,361
    PM-25
        Annual arithmetic mean 772,031
    Carbon monoxide
        8-hour average 31,742


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  • Exposures to Criteria Air Pollutants
  • See nonattainment areas in WEST VIRGINIA 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 Sources531,454138,58818,55173,25044,05060,990
    Area Sources100,37321,50121,64352,28011,09459,157
    Point Sources123,557343,36920,93629,157754,68927,571
    All sources755,384503,45861,131154,686809,833147,718
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