Massachusetts

If you live in Berkshire 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: C How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 1.8 Change Since 1996:
4.2
1.8
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour
Grade: B How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 0.7 Change Since 2000:
0.8
0.7
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - Annual
Grade: Pass How is my grade calculated?
Design Value 9.2 Change Since 2003:
11.2
9.2
µg/m3
Groups At Risk
Total Population: 131,219 Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: 2,322 Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: 10,793 Risks to people with Asthma
Chronic Bronchitis: 4,847 Risks to people with Chronic Bronchitis
Emphysema: 2,416 Risks to people with Emphysema
Cardiovascular Disease: 39,197 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: 8,995Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: 25,624 Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: 24,386 Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: 15,542Risks to people with low incomes

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  • Ranked 113 for high ozone days out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 90 for 24-hour particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 157 for annual particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas

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This County:

Berkshire, MA

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

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    ABCDFDNCINC
    Particle Pollution - 24 Hour Learn More
    Change Since

    This County:

    Berkshire, MA

    Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

    There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

      ABCDFDNCINC
      Particle Pollution - Annual Learn More
      Change Since

      This County:

      Berkshire, MA

      Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

      There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

        PASSFAILDNCINC
        Groups At Risk
        Total Population: Risks to the population
        Pediatric Asthma: Risks to people with Asthma
        Adult Asthma: Risks to people with Asthma
        Chronic Bronchitis: Risks to people with Chronic Bronchitis
        Emphysema: Risks to people with Emphysema
        Cardiovascular Disease: Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
        Diabetes: Risks to people with Diabetes
        Children Under 18: Risks to children and teens
        Adults 65 & Over: Risks to older adults
        Poverty Estimate: Risks 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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