Kentucky

If you live in Carter 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: B How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 0.7 Change Since 1998:
21.8
0.7
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour
Grade: A How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 0.0 Change Since 2000:
0.7
0.0
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - Annual
Grade: Pass How is my grade calculated?
Design Value 9.6 Change Since 2000:
13.1
9.6
µg/m3
Groups At Risk
Total Population: 27,720 Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: 690 Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: 2,204 Risks to people with Asthma
Chronic Bronchitis: 937 Risks to people with Chronic Bronchitis
Emphysema: 433 Risks to people with Emphysema
Cardiovascular Disease: 7,300 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: 2,224Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: 6,504 Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: 4,119 Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: 6,240Risks 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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