Tennessee

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Ozone

Particle Pollution 24-hour

Particle Pollution Annual

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High Ozone Days
Ozone Grade: D How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 2.3 Change Since 1996:
59.0
2.3
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour
Grade: B How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 0.7 Change Since 2000:
17.3
0.7
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - Annual
Grade: Fail How is my grade calculated?
Design Value 12.3 Change Since 2000:
18.4
12.3
µg/m3
Groups At Risk
Total Population: 436,929 Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: 8,987 Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: 24,608 Risks to people with Asthma
COPD: 31,029 Risks to people with COPD
Cardiovascular Disease: 137,976 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: 36,924Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: 94,045 Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: 57,894 Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: 62,531Risks to people with low incomes

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  • Ranked 33 for high ozone days out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 79 for 24-hour particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 34 for annual particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas

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This County:

Knox, TN

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There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

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Particle Pollution - 24 Hour Learn More
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This County:

Knox, TN

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

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Particle Pollution - Annual Learn More
Change Since

This County:

Knox, TN

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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