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

Ozone

Particle Pollution 24-hour

Particle Pollution Annual

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High Ozone Days
Ozone Grade: A How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 0.0 Change Since 1997:
0.7
0.0
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour
Grade: B How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 0.3 Change Since 2005:
1
0.3
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - Annual
Grade: Pass How is my grade calculated?
Design Value 8.8 Change Since 2005:
9.5
8.8
µg/m3
Groups At Risk
Total Population: 9,421 Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: 129 Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: 571 Risks to people with Asthma
Chronic Bronchitis: 342 Risks to people with Chronic Bronchitis
Emphysema: 181 Risks to people with Emphysema
Cardiovascular Disease: 2,834 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: 641Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: 2,068 Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: 2,009 Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: 1,023Risks to people with low incomes

Notes:

(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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