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Air pollution in the Portland metropolitan area

Air pollution in the Portland metropolitan area

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Published by The Division in [Portland, Or.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution -- Oregon -- Portland.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[prepared under the direction of Richard E. Hatchard, chief, Air Quality Control, Oregon State Sanitary Authority, a division of the Oregon State Board of Health]
    ContributionsHatchard, Richard E., Oregon State Sanitary Authority.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD883.5.O7 A53
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14266329M
    LC Control Number64063545

    — An air quality advisory that was in place for days has expired as skies in the Portland metro area cleared Thursday afternoon. The advisory for central and eastern Oregon is still in place.   For example, the metro area experienced an air quality health advisory in January (though the pollution levels were far lower then). Cities With the .

    Medium metropolitan counties had % of CWSs reporting at least one annual mean greater than the MCL, compared with % in large central counties. Interpretation: Noncore (rural) counties experienced fewer unhealthy air-quality days than large central metropolitan counties, likely because of fewer air pollution sources in the noncore counties.   Search, browse and learn about the Federal Register. Federal Register is the unofficial daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   California cities topped all three lists, with Los Angeles ranking worst in ozone pollution, the Fresno metropolitan area worst in year-round particle pollution and Bakersfield worst in .


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Air pollution in the Portland metropolitan area Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and the Southwest Washington Clean Air Agency issued an air quality advisory Monday for the Portland-Vancouver metro area due to elevated levels of. As the coronavirus pandemic keeps Oregonians home and off the roads, highway traffic and traffic-related air pollution have plummeted in the Portland metro area.

Weekday traffic on Portland’s freeways is down 46% from last year, according to a report from the Oregon Department of.

What You Can Do for Cleaner Air What You Can Do to Reduce Air Pollution Near Schools In response to recent concerns of metal emissions and deposition around Portland area manufacturing facilities, the Oregon DEQ developed a statewide web map to display the current status of air quality monitoring.

Using Department of Environmental Quality data, The Oregonian mapped the risk of air toxics by Census block for the Metro area. The maps show DEQ’s estimates of average pollution in each Census block by compared to benchmark health goals known as “ambient benchmark concentrations,” which are set at very low levels.

Smokestacks emitting air pollution. Creative Commons/Flickr/World Bank Photo Collection. A new report examines a variety of ways the Portland metropolitan area can reduce toxic air pollution.

The Boeing Company of Portland ( NE Sandy Blvd, Northeast Portland) released over 10 thousand pounds of tetrachloroethylene into the air during Because of its tetrachloroethylene emissions, this facility was the third-largest emitter of recognized carcinogens in the Portland area in the year Elevated smog levels have prompted authorities to issue an air quality advisory for the Portland and Vancouver metro areas.

Oregon and southwest Washington agencies expect ozone pollution to hit. on reducing toxic air pollution in the Portland metro area. The meetings key off a DEQ report released this spring that identifies major sources of air toxics and lays out possible solutions.

The. The American Lung Association "State of the Air " report ranks the metropolitan areas based on ozone and particle pollution duringand For particle pollution, we rank separately the areas with high year-round (annual average) levels and high short-term levels (hour) found in monitoring sites across the United States.

Interactive Map of Air Quality. Current. Forecast. Portland's air currently meets all federal air quality health standards. These standards exist for six pollutants known as the criteria pollutants (carbon monoxide, ozone, particulate matter (PM and PM 10), nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides and criteria pollutants of most concern in Portland are ozone and fine particulate matter.

Get this from a library. Impact of air pollution on the consumption of medical services: cost of hospitalization in the Portland metropolitan area. [Gobind Shewakram Bhagia; H H Stoevener; Corvallis Environmental Research Laboratory.; Oregon State University.; United States.

Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.]. Portland, Vancouver B.C. and Seattle were all ranked in the Top 10 for worst air quality, with Portland ranking as high as second on Tuesday morning.

On Thursday morning, Portland. The Oregon DEQ says in the last several weeks, it's seen a 40 percent reduction in air pollution from car emissions in the Portland-metro area. "We’re looking at it going, this is interesting.

The GAIA air quality monitoring stations are using high-tech laser particle sensors to measure in real-time PM pollution, which is one of the most harmful air pollutants.

Very easy to set up, they only require a WIFI access point and a USB power supply. Once connected, air pollution levels are reported instantaneously and in real-time on our maps. Listed by County, NAAQS, Area. The 8-hour Ozone () standard was revoked on April 6, and the 1-hour Ozone () standard was revoked on J * The Primary Annual PM NAAQS (level of 15 µg/m 3) is revoked in attainment and maintenance areas for that NAAQS.

For additional information see the PM NAAQS SIP. Nonprofit Neighbors for Clean Air (NCA) and a coalition of 20 partner organizations have submitted a petition to Oregon policymakers to establish a cap on toxic diesel emissions from nonroad sources such as construction sites, distribution centers, and railyards.

With diesel pollution present at unhealthy levels throughout the state, and the Portland metro area in the 95th percentile for. DESCRIPTION OF STUDY AREA The Study Area for the Portland, Maine, Metropolitan Area Air Pollution Emission Inventory covers the southern portion of the State of Maine.

As can be seen in Figure 1, Portland is about miles from the nearest metropolitan area, Boston. PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and the Washington Southwest Clean Air Agency issued an air pollution advisory Tuesday for the Portland and Vancouver metro areas.

The report also recognizes the cleanest cities in the U.S. These are the 10 worst and six best metropolitan areas when it comes to air pollution, according to the report. Most ozone-polluted areas. I was on Think Out Loud yesterday talking about the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality's report on toxic air pollutants in the Portland metro area.

As I wrote on the blog last week, most.Addiitional area and county information is included, e.g., the area's classification, population, and a date of the area's redesigation to maintenance. Output from this report may be downloaded in xls and dbf formats from the Data Download section of the Green Book under the NAYRO heading.

See: Data Download section of the Green Book. The Eugene-Springfield metropolitan statistical area was 98th on the American Lung Association’s list of most polluted area in the United States last year for particle pollution — but this year.