Pennsylvania

If you live in Berks County, the air you breathe may put your health at risk.

Ozone

Particle Pollution 24-hour

Particle Pollution Annual

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High Ozone Days
Ozone Grade: F How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 4.0 Change Since 1996:
24.2
4.0
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour
Grade: D How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 2.3 Change Since 2000:
6.3
2.3
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - Annual
Grade: Pass How is my grade calculated?
Design Value 10.7 Change Since 2000:
16.7
10.7
µg/m3
Groups At Risk
Total Population: 412,778 Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: 9,719 Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: 28,599 Risks to people with Asthma
COPD: 20,901 Risks to people with COPD
Cardiovascular Disease: 108,588 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: 29,506Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: 96,889 Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: 60,495 Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: 53,881Risks to people with low incomes

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  • Ranked 20 for high ozone days out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 29 for 24-hour particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 11 for annual particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas

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This County:

Berks, PA

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

What is my length? 13
  • Bucks, PA
  • Burlington, NJ
  • Camden, NJ
  • Cecil, MD
  • Chester, PA
  • Cumberland, NJ
  • Delaware, PA
  • Gloucester, NJ
  • Montgomery, PA
  • New Castle, DE
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Salem, NJ

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Particle Pollution - 24 Hour Learn More
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This County:

Berks, PA

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:

Berks, PA

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

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Groups At Risk
Total Population: Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: Risks to people with Asthma
COPD: Risks to people with COPD
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

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