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2014 Region 2 Air Quality Data

Region 2 air monitoring sites
Description of Region 2 Air Monitoring Stations
Map Site No. Station County Address Parameters
B.1 7094-05 Morrisania Bronx 1225-57 Gerard Ave PM2.5 (Continuous), Lead
B.2 7094-07 IS 52 Bronx 681 Kelly St O3, SO2, NO2, PM2.5, PM2.5 (Continuous), PM10, Lead
B.3 7094-08 IS 74 Bronx 730 Bryant Ave PM2.5 (Continuous)
B.4 7094-10 Pfizer Lab Bronx 200th St & Southern Blvd O3, SO2, NO2, CO, PM2.5

K.1

7095-07 PS 314 Kings 330 59th St PM2.5 (Continuous)
K.2 7095-43 JHS 126 Kings 424 Leonard St PM2.5
K.3 7095-98 PS 274 Kings 800 Bushwick Ave PM2.5 (Continuous)
M.1 7093-08 JHS 45 New York 2351 1st Ave PM2.5
M.2 7093-15 IS 143 New York 511 W 182nd St PM2.5 (Continuous)
M.3 7093-24 Division St New York 40 Division St PM2.5, PM2.5 (Continuous), PM10
M.4 7093-21 PS 19 New York 185 1st Ave PM2.5, PM2.5 (Continuous), PM10
M.5 7093-25 CCNY New York 160 Convent Ave O3, CO, PM2.5 (Continuous)
Q.1 7096-13 Maspeth Library Queens 69-70 Grand Ave PM2.5 (Continuous)
Q.2 7096-15 Queens College Queens Parking Lot 6 O3, SO2, NO2, CO, PM2.5PM, 2.5(Continuous, PM10
S.1 7097-01 Susan Wagner Richmond 1200 Manor Road O3
S.2 7097-03 Port Richmond Richmond 364 Port Richmond Ave PM2.5, PM2.5 (Continuous)
S.3 7097-17 Freshkills West Richmond 310 West Service Road PM2.5 (Continuous)

Sulfur Dioxide - Continuous Pulsed Fluorescence

Annual Averages 2004 through 2014 Annual Arithmetic Mean (ppb) - Primary Standard(12 month average not to exceed 30 ppb*)
Station Site No. 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
PS 59 7093-10 (10.19) 11.18 9.65 9.75 (10.81) xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx
Botanical Garden
(Harding Lab/Pfizer Lab)
7094-06 /
7094-10
8.70 9.33 6.65 6.67 5.96 5.32 4.83 4.65 3.28 2.44

1.9

IS 52 7094-07 10.27 10.91 8.83 7.86 6.58 6.33 (6.22) xxx (2.10) 1.22 1.36
Queens College 2 7096-15 5.48 6.48 5.24 4.89 4.02 3.41 2.83 2.65 1.79 1.22 1.11

Site 7093-10 was closed on 06/30/08. Sampling was suspended at 7094-07 on 06/24/10 due to building construction and resumed on 08/10/13.

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2014
Station Site No. One Hour Averages
average of 99th percentile for last 3 years not to exceed 75 ppb*
Observations 99th Percentile, ppb
Total
Obs.
% Avail 2014 2013 2012 3-yr avg
Botanical Garden (Pfizer Lab) 7094-06 / 7094-10 8,614 98 15.2 21.8 29.7 22.2
IS 52 7094-07 8,423 97 13.1 16.7 22.5 17.4
Queens College 2 7096-15 8,547 97 12.2 11.8 19.0 14.3

Footnotes for Region 2 Sulfur Dioxide data

(Values in parentheses indicate less than 75% available data for all 4 quarters)
*The rule for revised federal standards was signed in June, 2010, providing a primary 1-hr standard of 75 ppb and a secondary standard of 0.5 ppm. However, the 1971 standards remain in effect until one year after an area is designated for the 2010 standard.
[Date of Occurrence, Hour]
+ Denotes a contravention of NYS/Federal AAQS

Inhalable Particulates (PM10) - R&P Model 2025 Sampler

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2014
Station Site No. 24-Hour Concentrations - µg/m3 # of Days > 150 µg/m3 -
Not to exceed an expected avg of one per year
during the last 3 years *
Total
Obs.
Maximum 2nd Max. 3rd Max. 2012 2013 2014 Exp Avg
Value Date Value Date Value Date Mea Est Mea Est Mea Est
PS 19 7093-21 30 51 02/01 45 03/12 36 02/19 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0
Division Street 7093-24 110 60 02/01 37 09/29 35 02/19 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0
IS 52 7094-07 60 38 03/12 29 01/05 28 01/29 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0
Queens College 2 7096-15 55 36 03/12 26 04/11 25 06/03 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0

Sampling at 7093-21 was terminated on 03/31/2014.

Footnotes for Region 2 PM10 data:

(Annual Means in parentheses are based on less than 75% available data)
* Federal Ambient Air Quality Standard
+ Denotes a contravention of Federal AAQS

Inhalable Particulates (PM2.5) - Rupprecht & Patashnick Sampler

(Manhattan sites)

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2014
(Average of last 3 years' annual means not to exceed 15 µg/m3 *;
and average of 98th percentile for last 3 years not to exceed 35 µg/m3 *)
Station Site
No.
Total
Obs.
MaximumValues, µg/m3 98th Percentile, µg/m3 Quarterly Averages, 2014 Annual Mean, µg/m3
1st 2nd 3rd 2014 2013 2012 3-yr
avg
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 2014 2013 2012 3-yr
avg
JHS 45 (F) 7093-08 111 28.0
[02/19]
26.0
[02/05]
25.5
[02/01]
25.5 20.1 21.3 22.3

11.7

7.6 8.4 6.8 8.8 8.6 9.3 8.9
IS 143 (T) 7093-15 335

35.6
[01/10]

34.2
[02/19]
30.4
[01/15]

22.1

(27.3) xxx xxx 14.2 7.3 7.0 8.8 9.3 (9.0) xxx xxx
PS 19 (F) 7093-21 113 28.2
[02/19]
27.2
[01/01]
25.6
[01/05]
25.6 26.3 24.9 25.6 15.1 8.9 9.1 (9.3) (10.6) (11.3) 11.7 (11.2)
PS 19 (T) 7093-21 356 29.4
[01/10]
24.16
[02/02]
22.5
[02/19]
20.8 25.5 23.1 26 13.0 6.9 7.5 8.6 9.0 (10.6) 10.0 10.8
Division St (F) 7093-24 104 26.2
[02/19]
23.2
[03/12]
20.5
[12/16]
20.5 25.0 24.0 23.1 (12.6) 9.4 9.6 7.9 (9.8) (9.5) 11.0 (10.1)
Division St (T) 7093-24 349 29.4
[01/10]
22.5
[02/19]
22.2
[04/07]
20.6 24.3 19.7 23 11.8 7.6 7.5 7.9 8.7 (9.1) 9.6 (9.1)
CCNY (T) 7093-25 339 31.5
[01/10]
25.8
[01/05]
24.7
[02/19]
18.8 23.1 17.3 22 11.2 6.3 6.2 6.8 7.6 8.1 8.8 8.1

Sampling resumed at 7093-15 on 04/10/13.

Footnotes for Region 2 (Manhattan sites) PM2.5 data:

(Annual Means in parentheses are based on less than 75% available data)
* Federal Ambient Air Quality Standard
F = Federal Reference Method
T = TEOM (Tapered Element Oscillating Microbalance) not for Standards determination
+ Denotes a contravention of Federal AAQS

Inhalable Particulates (PM2.5) - Rupprecht & Patashnick Sampler

(Bronx & Brooklyn sites)

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2014
(Average of last 3 years' annual means not to exceed 15 µg/m3 *;
and average of 98th percentile for last 3 years not to exceed 35 µg/m3 *)
Station Site No. Total
Obs.
MaximumValues, µg/m3 98th Percentile, µg/m3 Quarterly Averages, 2014 Annual Mean, µg/m3
1st 2nd 3rd 2014 2013 2012 3-yr
avg
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 2014 2013 2012 3-yr
avg
Morrisania (T) 7094-05 332 29.9
[01/05]
29.4
[02/02]
28.6
[01/10]
24.9 29.8 (26.1)F --

15.6

7.2 6.8 8.5 9.5 11.9 xxx --
IS 52 (F) 7094-07 121 28.3
[02/19]
25.6
[02/01]
23.2
[03/12]
23.2 25.5 (23.7) -- 11.6 7.6 8.3 7.1 8.7 9.0 xxx --
IS 52 (T) 7094-07 292 21.1
[03/12]
19.0
[06/17]
18.5
[05/22]
16.2 25.6 (26.0) (23.1) (7.2) 7.2 7.3 6.5 7.0 xxx xxx --
IS 74 (T) 7094-08 324 26.7
[02/19]
22.3
[02/01]
21.8
[02/02]
19.6 21.0 25.1 21.9 11.1 6.3 (6.3) 7.6 7.8 (8.4) 10.3 (12.1)
PS 154 (T) 7094-09 xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx 23.7 -- xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx 9.0 --
Botanical Gardens
(Pfizer Lab)(F)
7094-10 122 28.1
[02/19]
27.6
[02/01]
27.2
[01/05]
27.2 24.6 25.1 25.7 12.4 8.3 9.1 7.3 9.3 9.1 9.6 9.3
PS 314 (T) 7095-07 358 28.9
[01/10]
22.7
[04/07]
20.5
[02/19]
16.5 24.4 21.3 20.7 9.9 5.9 6.0 6.8 7.2 8.2 9.3 8.2
JHS 126 (F) 7095-43 111 26.0
[02/19]
25.2
[02/01]
20.0
[12/16]
20.0 23.7 22.1 21.9 12.0 8.1 8.1 6.5 8.8 9.3 9.7 9.2
IS 293 (T) 7095-44 xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx 21.5 -- xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx 9.2 --
PS 274 (T) 7095-98 339 23.2
[01/10]
19.1
[02/19]
18.9
[04/07]
16.2 20.4 21.3 19.3 9.4 5.8 6.5 6.8 7.1 (6.9) 8.9 (7.6)

Sampling was suspended at 7094-07 from 06/24/10 to 08/30/12 due to building construction.

Footnotes for Region 2 (Bronx & Brooklyn sites) PM2.5 data:

(Annual Means in parentheses are based on less than 75% available data)
* Federal Ambient Air Quality Standard
F = Federal Reference Method
T = TEOM (Tapered Element Oscillating Microbalance) not for Standards determination
+ Denotes a contravention of Federal AAQS

Inhalable Particulates (PM2.5) - Rupprecht & Patashnick Sampler

( Queens, and Staten Island Sites)

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2014
(Average of last 3 years' annual means not to exceed 15 µg/m3 *;
and average of 98th percentile for last 3 years not to exceed 35 µg/m3 *)
Station Site
No.
Total
Obs.
MaximumValues, µg/m3 98th Percentile, µg/m3 Quarterly Averages, 2014 Annual Mean, µg/m3
1st 2nd 3rd 2014 2013 2012 3-yr
avg
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 2014 2013 2012 3-yr
avg
Maspeth Library (T) 7096-13 358 24.4
[04/07]
22.2
[01/10]
21.2
[02/19]
18.3 19.9 20.1 19.4 11.3 6.1 6.3 7.2 7.7 8.6 8.7 8.3
Queens College 2 (F) 7096-14 /
7096-15
341 24.8
[02/01]
24.2
[02/19]
24.0
[02/02]
19.7 25.0 20.5 21.7 10.7 7.0 7.5 5.9 7.8 8.4 8.5 8.2
Queens College 2 (T) 7096-14 /
7096-15
338 24.6
[02/01]
24.2
[02/02]
23.9
[02/19]
20.0 24.9

(20.8)

(22.7) 9.9 7.2 7.5 5.8 7.6 8.7 (10.6) --
Port Richmond (F) 7097-03 103 26.9
[01/05]
26.8
[02/19]
17.9
[12/16]
17.9 18.3 22.1 19.4 (12.5) 7.5 7.9 6.6 8.6 7.7 9.4 8.5
Port Richmond (T) 7097-03 281 29.5
[01/10]
29.2
[04/07]
23.8
[06/16]
(20.7) 24.6 22.6 (22.8) (10.9) 8.4 9.0 8.8 (9.3) (9.6) 9.9 --
Freshkills West (T) 7097-17 313 35.3
[01/10]
22.4
[01/05]
18.5
[02/19]
(16.6) 20.9 (22.8) (20.3) 10.0 6.6 7.7 7.2 (7.9) (7.5) -- --

Footnotes for Region 2 (Queens & Staten Island sites) PM2.5 data:

(Annual Means in parentheses are based on less than 75% available data)
* Federal Ambient Air Quality Standard
F = Federal Reference Method
T = TEOM (Tapered Element Oscillating Microbalance) not for standards determination
+ Denotes a contravention of Federal AAQS

Carbon Monoxide - Continuous Gas Filter Correlation

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2014
Station Site No. One-Hour Average
Maximum not to exceed 35 ppm more than
once per calendar year *
Running 8-Hour Average (Non-Overlapping)
Maximum not to exceed 9 ppm more than
once per calendar year *
Observations Highest Values, ppm Observations Highest Values, ppm
Total Obs. % Avail >35 ppm 1st 2nd 3rd Total >9
ppm
1st 2nd Days >
9 ppm
CCNY 7093-25 8,341 95 0

2.6
[01/15, 08]

1.9
[01/10, 17]
1.8
[01/10, 18]
8,357 0 1.6
[01/20, 21]
1.3
[01/10, 17]
0
Botanical Gardens
(Pfizer Lab)
7094-10 7,900 90 0 2.4
[11/27, 09]
2.2
[02/04, 04
2.0
[01/09, 08]
8,512 0 1.5
[09/28, 03]
1.3
[02/02, 05]
0
Queens College 2 7096-15 8,432 96 0 1.9
[11/10, 05]
1.9
[12/31, 00]
1.6
[01/10, 04]
8,309 0 1.1
[02/01, 08]
1.1
[11/10, 07]
0

Footnotes for Region 2 Carbon Monoxide data:

(Annual Means in parentheses are based on less than 75% available data)
*New York and Federal Ambient Air Quality Standard
[Date of Occurrence, Hour]
+ Denotes a contravention of NYS/Federal AAQS (Note: 9 ppm standard is not exceeded unless 8-hour avg > 9.4 ppm)

Ozone - Continuous UV Light Absorption

(Bronx, Brooklyn, and Staten Island sites)

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2014
Station Site No. One Hour Averages 4th Highest Daily Maximum 8-Hour Average
(Not to exceed an avg of 0.075 ppm during the last 3 years,
changed from 0.08 ppm on 5/27/08*)
Observations Highest Values, ppm
Total Obs. % Avail Days
> .075
ppm
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 2012 2013 2014 Avg
Botanical Gardens
(Pfizer Lab)
7094-10 8,677 100 2 .080
[06/17, 11]
.077
[07/07, 11]
.072
[08/27, 11]
.070
[07/17, 08]
.076
[05/28]
.068
[07/17]
.070
[06/17]
.071
IS 52 7094-07 8,479 95 1 .079
[07/07, 11]
.073
[06/17, 10]
.073
[08/27, 10]
.071
[08/05, 09]
.068
[08/17
.071
[05/30]
.071
[08/05]
--
Susan Wagner
(Operated 01/01 -1/12)
7097-01 5,940 95 3 .10
[08/27, 11]
.083
[07/07, 11]
.078
[06/17, 10]
.072
[06/02, 12]
.078
[06/28]
.071
[08/21]
.072
[06/02]
.073

Footnotes for Region 2 (Bronx, Brooklyn, and Staten Island sites) Ozone data:

(Annual Means in parentheses are based on less than 75% available data)
*Federal Ambient Air Quality Standard
[Date of Occurrence, Hour]
+ Denotes a contravention of Federal AAQS

Ozone - Continuous UV Light Absorption

(Manhattan and Queens sites)

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2014
Station Site No. One Hour Averages 4th Highest Daily Maximum 8-Hour Average
(Not to exceed an avg of 0.075 ppm during the last 3 years,
changed from 0.08 ppm on 5/27/08*)
Observations Highest Values, ppm
Total Obs. % Avail Days
> .075
ppm
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 2012 2013 2014 Avg
CCNY 7093-25 8,095 98 1 .079
[06/17, 10]
.074
[07/07, 11]
.072
[08/27, 11]
.065
[07/08, 10]
.074
[07/06]
.062
[05/30]
.065
[07/08]
.067
Queens College 2 7096-15 8,382 95 1 .077
[07/07, 11]
.065
[06/17, 10]
.064
[07/21, 11]
.063
[07/08, 09]
.082
[08/31]
.082
[08/31]
.063
[07/08]
.072

Footnotes for Region 2 (Manhattan and Queens sites) Ozone data:

(Annual Means in parentheses are based on less than 75% available data)
*Federal Ambient Air Quality Standard
[Date of Occurrence, Hour]
+ Denotes a contravention of Federal AAQS

Nitrogen Dioxide - Continuous Chemiluminescence

Annual Averages 2004 through 2014
Annual Arithmetic Mean (ppb) - Primary Standard
(12 month average not to exceed 53 ppb *)
Station Site No. 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Botanical Garden
(Harding Lab/Pfizer Lab)
7094-06/
7094-10
24.37 26.59 24.82 24.55 22.91 21.85 20.10 20.86 18.6 18.37 17.2
IS 52 7094-07 29.67 28.79 26.46 25.65 25.18 24.57 (24.94) xxx (20.8) 20.67 19.88
Queens College 2 7096-15 24.74 24.52 23.46 22.94 22.51 20.91 19.28 (21.62) 17.5 17.5 16.75

Sampling was terminated at 7096-09 on 01/05/06 and at 7093-10 on 06/30/08. Sampling was suspended at 7094-07 on 06/24/10 due to building construction and resumed on 08/10/13.

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2014
Station Site No. One-Hour Averages - average of 98th percentile for last 3 years not to exceed 100 ppb *
Observations 98th Percentile, ppb Highest Values, ppb
Total %
Avail
2012 2013 2014 3-yr avg 1st 2nd 3rd
Botanical Gardens
(Pfizer Lab)
7094-10 8,625 98 59.2 59.1 56.2 58.16 60.7
[03/11, 23]
60.4
[02/19, 18]
60.4
[09/27, 21]
IS 52 7094-07 8,434 97 (20.8) 60.4 64.9 -- 74.5
[03/12, 00]
72.2
[03/11, 23]
70.5
[01/15, 07]
Queens College 2 7096-15 8,493 97 56.6 58.6 58.5 57.9 70.8
[03/11, 21]
67.4
[03/11, 22]
63.4
[03/11, 19]

Footnotes for Region 2 Nitrogen Dioxide data:

(Annual Means in parentheses are based on less than 75% available data)
*New York and Federal Ambient Air Quality Standard
[Date of Occurrence, Hour]
+ Denotes a contravention of NYS/Federal AAQS

Lead - PM10 Samplers

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2014
Station Site No. 24-Hour Concentrations - ug/m3

THREE MONTH ROLLING AVERAGES
Maximum not to exceed 0.15 ug/m3, effective
beginning 1/1/13 * (the old standard of 1.5 ug/m3
will remain in force until that date)

Total
Obs.
%
Avail
Maximum 2nd Max. 3rd Max. Highest Values, ug/m3
Value Date Value Date Value Date 2012 2013 2014
Morrisania 7094-05 xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx -- xxx xxx
IS 52 7094-07 56 92 .0074 01/17 .0063 03/12 .0063 07/22 -- 0.005 0.004

Sampling terminated at 7094-05 was terminated on 06/30/12 and monitor moved back to 7094-07.

Footnotes for Region 2 Lead (PM10) data:

(Annual Means in parentheses are based on less than 75% available data)
*Federal Ambient Air Quality Standard
+ Denotes a contravention of Federal AAQS