Table 1. The following table shows 18 counties and 31 of 42 sites with a 3-year average of the annual 4th high value for each year equaling 0.085 ppm level or higher (violation of the 8-hour standard). The first column lists the county; the second lists the average values for that county.
Table 2. The following table shows 4 counties with less than a 3 consecutive year average but with a 4th high .085 or higher. The first column lists the county; the second lists the average values for that county.
|Caldwell||.085 ppm *|
|Lenoir||.092 ppm ***|
|Northampton||.086 ppm *|
|Person||.093 ppm ***|
Table 3. The following table shows 9 monitoried counties which are attaining the .085 ppm standard. The first column lists the county; the second lists the average values for that county.
|Avery||.082 ppm ***|
|Camden||.082 ppm *|
|Martin||.080 ppm *|
|New Hanover||.082 ppm|
|Yancey||.081 ppm **|
* Based on Calendar years 1995, 1997, and 1998, which is not suitable for attainment determination (nonconsecutive years)
** Based on Calendar years 1995, 1996, and 1997
***Based on Calendar years 1998 alone, which is not sufficient for attainment determination
- Designations will be based on 1997-1999 ozone seasons
- Additional counties may be involved in emission reduction strategies
- Nonattainment designations may not follow county boundaries