North Carolina Counties with 8-Hour Ozone Violations 1995-1997

Table 1. The following table shows MSA counties. The first and only column lists the county.

County
Alamance
Buncombe
Cabarrus
Chatham
Cumberland
Davidson
Davie
Durham
Edgecombe
Forsyth
Franklin
Gaston
Guilford
Johnston
Lincoln
Madison
Mecklenburg
Nash
Orange
Pitt
Randolph
Rowan
Stokes
Union
Wake
Yadkin
York, SC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 2. The following table shows 17 counties 3-year average of the annual 4th high value for each year equaling 0.085 ppm level or higher. The first column lists the county; the second lists the average values for that county.

County Average Value
Caswell .090 ppm
Chatham .086 ppm
Cumberland .088 ppm
Davie .089 ppm
Edgecombe .085 ppm
Forsyth .088 ppm
Franklin .087 ppm
Granville .095 ppm
Guilford .086 ppm
Johnston .087 ppm
Northampton .086 ppm
Lincoln .086 ppm
Mecklenburg .097 ppm
Pitt .088 ppm
Rockingham .085 ppm
Rowan .092 ppm
Wake .089 ppm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 3. The following table shows 12 monitored counties which are attaining the .085 ppm standard. The first column lists the county; the second lists the average values for that county.

County Average Value
Alexander .080 ppm
Buncombe .075 ppm
Caldwell .080 ppm
Camden .084 ppm
Duplin .068 ppm
Durham .083 ppm
Haywood .084 ppm
Martin .077 ppm
New Hanover .080 ppm
Person .082 ppm
Swain .067 ppm
Yancey .080 ppm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:

  • Based on EPA final standard of .085
  • Compliance with new NAAQS will likely be based on 1997-1999 ozone seasons
  • Additional counties may be involved in emission reduction strategies
  • Nonattainment designations may not follow county boundaries