New York

If you live in Queens 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 6.2 Change Since 1996:
15.5
6.2
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour
Grade: B How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 0.7 Change Since 2000:
7.2
0.7
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - Annual
Grade: Pass How is my grade calculated?
Design Value 9.1 Change Since 2002:
12.9
9.1
µg/m3
Groups At Risk
Total Population: 2,272,771 Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: 42,631 Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: 166,728 Risks to people with Asthma
COPD: 108,480 Risks to people with COPD
Cardiovascular Disease: 137,798 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: 168,445Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: 465,957 Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: 300,295 Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: 365,573Risks to people with low incomes

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  • Ranked 12 for high ozone days out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 16 for 24-hour particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 13 for annual particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas

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This County:

Queens, NY

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There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

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ABCDFDNCINC
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour Learn More
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This County:

Queens, NY

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:

Queens, NY

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
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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