Table 1. The following table shows 22 of 33 counties and 32 of 45 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.
|Lenoir||.090 ppm ***|
|Person||.095 ppm ***|
|Union||.096 ppm *|
|Yancey||.085 ppm **|
Table 3. The following table shows 7 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 ***|
|Jackson||.083 ppm *|
|New Hanover||.078 ppm|
* Based on Calendar year 1999, which is not suitable for attainment determination (not 3 consecutive years)
** Based on Calendar years 1996, 1997, and 1999
***Based on Calendar years 1998 and 1999
- Additional counties may be involved in emission reduction strategies
- Nonattainment designations may not follow county boundaries