If you live in Highlands County, the air you breathe needs your support.


Particle Pollution 24-hour

Particle Pollution Annual

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High Ozone Days
Ozone Grade: B How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 0.7 Change Since 2001:
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour
Grade: DNC How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: DNC No Data
Particle Pollution - Annual
Grade: DNC How is my grade calculated?
Design Value DNC No Data
Groups At Risk
Total Population: 98,786 Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: 1,629 Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: 6,758 Risks to people with Asthma
Chronic Bronchitis: 3,984 Risks to people with Chronic Bronchitis
Emphysema: 2,463 Risks to people with Emphysema
Cardiovascular Disease: 35,410 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: 9,892Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: 17,972 Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: 31,822 Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: 20,137Risks to people with low incomes


(1) INC indicates incomplete monitoring data for all three years. Therefore, those counties are excluded from the grade analysis.
(2) DNC indicates that there is no monitor collecting data in the county.

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