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2015 Region 7 Air Quality Data

Region 7 air monitoring sites
Description of Region 7 Air Monitoring Stations
Site No Station County Address Parameters
2655-01 Camp Georgetown Madison Crumb Hill Road SO2, O3
3353-09 East Syracuse Onondaga 5895 Enterprise Parkway SO2, O3, PM2.5
3754-01 Fulton Oswego 820 County Route 8 O3

Sulfur Dioxide - Continuous Pulsed Fluorescence

Annual Averages 2005 through 2015
Annual Arithmetic Mean (ppb) - Primary Standard
(12 month average not to exceed 30 ppb *)
Station Site No. 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Camp Georgetown 2655-01 2.39 2.06 1.85 1.79 1.17 1.09 0.52 xx xx xx xx
East Syracuse 3353-09 2.35 2.23 2.11 2.06 1.23 0.92 0.88 0.88 0.61 0.70 0.60

Sampling at 2655-01 was suspended on 04/2012 when the correctional facility was shuttered leaving the site without power.

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2015
Station Site # One Hour Averages
Average of 99th percentile for last
3 years not to exceed 75 ppb*
Observations 99th Percentile, ppb
Total
Obs.
%
Avail
2015 2014 2013 3-yr avg
East Syracuse 3353-09 8,614 98 4.4 5.1 5.1 4.9

Footnotes for Region 7 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

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2015
(Average of last 3 years' annual means not to exceed 12 µg/m3 *;
and average of 98th percentile for last 3 years not to exceed 35 µg/m3 *)
Station Site No. Total
Obs.
Maximum Values, µg/m3 98th Percentile, µg/m3 Quarterly Averages, 2015 Annual Mean, µg/m3
1st 2nd 3rd 2015 2014 2013 3-yr
avg
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 2015 2014 2013 3-yr
avg
East Syracuse (F) 3353-09 116 20.9
[09/03]
18.5
[01/24]
17.5
[03/01]
17.5 16.0 16.2 16.6 9.0 5.5 7.6 5.0 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.6
East Syracuse (T) 3353-09 338 20.2
[09/02]
20.1
[02/17]
19.1
[01/24]
17.0 16.0 16.2 16.6 7.7 6.6 6.9 4.3 6.4 6.6 6.4 6.6

Footnotes for Region 7 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

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2015
Station Site # 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 to 0.070 ppm on 01/01/2016*
Observations Highest Values, ppm
Total
Obs.
%
Avail
Daily
>.075
ppm
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 2013 2014 2015 Avg
East Syracuse 3353-09 8,424 97 0 .068
[05/08, 10]
.066
[09/16, 10]
.064
[05/04, 09]
.063
[05/03, 11]
.065
[05/01]
.063
[05/12]
.063
[05/03]
.063
Fulton/Granby
(Operated
01/26 - 12/31)
3754-01 7,345 97 0 .075
[05/03, 11]
.065
[05/08, 10]
.063
[04/13, 12]
.063
[05/24, 10]
.063
[07/21]
.058
[06/02]
.063
[05/24]
.061

Footnotes for Region 7 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