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2013 Region 6 Air Quality Data

Map of Region 6 Monitoring Stations
Description of Region 6 Monitoring Stations
Site No. Station County Address Parameters
2167-03 Nicks Lake Herkimer 278 Bisby Rd, Old Forge O3, SO2
2223-01 Perch River St Lawrence Vaadi Rd, LaFargeville O3
3202-01 Utica Oneida 406 Elizabeth St, Utica PM2.5 (Continous)
3255-01 Camden Oneida State Route 13 O3

Sulfur Dioxide - Continuous Pulsed Fluorescence

NYSDEC Region 6

Annual Averages 2003 through 2013 Annual Arithmetic Mean (ppb)
- Primary Standard (12 month average not to exceed 30 ppb *)
Station Site No. 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Nick's Lake 2167-03 0.96 0.89 0.90 0.89 0.90 0.63 0.52 0.54 0.48 0.65 0.60
Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards
for Calendar Year 2013
Station Site No. One Hour Averages of 99th percentile for last 3 years not to exceed 75 ppb *
Observations 99th Percentile, ppb
Total
Obs.
%
Avail
2013 2012 2011 3-yr
avg
Nick's Lake 2167-03 8,247 94 2.9 3.2 5.3 3.8

Footnotes for Region 6 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 (PM2.5) - Rupprecht & Patashnick Sampler

NYSDEC Region 6

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2013
(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 *, changed from 65 µg/m3 on 12/17/06)
Station Site No. Total
Obs.
MaximumValues, µg/m3 98th Percentile, µg/m3 Quarterly Averages, 2011 Annual Mean, µg/m3
1st 2nd 3rd 2013 2012 2011 3-yr
avg
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 2013 2012 2011 3-yr
avg
Utica (T) 3202-01 336 2.8
[01/29
25.5
[01/08]
23.4
[12/02]
18.5 17.4 22.2 19.4 9.2 5.3 6.1 7.3 7.0 7.2 7.8 7.3

Footnotes for Region 6 PM2.5 data:

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

Ozone - Continuous UV Light Absorption

NYSDEC Region 6

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2013
Station Site No. 8-Hr Running Average Begin Hour 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 Daily Highest Values, ppm
Total
Obs.
% Avail Days
>.075
ppm
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 2011 2012 2013 Avg
Nick's Lake 2167-03 8,622 98 0 .068
[05/02, 11]
.064
[05/01, 09]
.062
[06/09, 09]
.061
[04/28, 09]
.058
[04/12]
.065
[07/14]
.061
[04/28]
.061
Perch River 2223-01 8,683 98 0 .068
[05/30, 13]
.068
[06/24, 12]
.066
[05/01, 12]
.066
[05/02, 10]
.069
[06/08]
.077
[06/21]
.066
[05/02]
.070
Camden 3255-01 xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx .060
[07/21]
.069
[07/13]
xxx --

Footnotes for Region 6 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