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2011 Region 7 Air Quality Data

Map of Region 7 Air Monitoring Stations
Description of Region 7 Air Monitoring Stations
Site No Station County Address Parameters
2655-01 Camp Georgetown Madison Crumb Hill Road SO2, O3
3301-22 Syracuse COMS Onondaga E. Adams St & I-81 CO
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 2001 through 2011 Annual Arithmetic Mean (ppb)
- Primary Standard (12 month average not to exceed 30 PPB *)
Station Site No. 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Camp Georgetown 2655-01 2.46 2.18 248 2.30 2.39 2.06 1.85 1.79 1.17 1.09 0.52
East Syracuse 3353-09 2.97 2.82 3.32 2.62 2.35 2.23 2.11 2.06 1.23 0.92 0.88
Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2011
Station Site # One Hour Averages
Average of 99th percentile for last
3 years not to exceed 75 PPB *
3-Hour Block Averages
Maximum not to exceed 500 PPB more than once per calendar year *
24 Hour Averages
Maximum not to exceed 140 PPB more than once per calendar year *
Observations 99th Percentile, PPB Obs. Highest Values, PPB Obs. Highest Values, PPB Midnight - Midnight
Total Obs. % Avail 2011 2010 2009 3-yr avg Total 1st 2nd Total 1st 2nd
Camp Georgetown 2655-01 8,476 97 8.1 7.0 14.0 10 2,783 10.1
[02/05,
02]
8.1
[02/17,
11]
356 4.2
[01/25]
4.0
[02/05]
East Syracuse 3353-09 8,625 98 8.6 10.0 14.0 11 2,843 10.2
[12/13,
14]
8.3
[02/12,
08]
364 4.2
[02/12]
3.8
[12/13]

Footnotes for Region 7 sulfur 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

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

Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2011 (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. Maximum Values 98th Percentile Quarterly Averages, 2011 Annual Mean
1st 2nd 3rd 2011 2010 2009 3-yr avg 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 2011 2010 2009 3-yr avg
East Syracuse (F) 3353-09 111 30.0
[09/03]
24.3
[07/29]
24.1
[07/20]
24.1 22.5 21.2 23 8.9 6.3 10.4 6.6 8.1 7.6 7.6 7.8

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

Carbon Monoxide - Continuous Non-Dispersive Infrared

Annual Averages 2001 through 2011 Annual Arithmetic Mean (ppm)
Station Site No. 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Syracuse COMS 3301-22 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.3
Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2011
Station Site # 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 3rd Days
>9 PPM
Syracuse COMS 3301-22 8,287 95 0 2.2
[02/17,
15]
2.0
[02/16,
19]
2.0
[02/16,
20]
8,318 0 1.4
[02/17,
00]
1.4
[02/17,
16]
1.2
[02/05,
00]
0

Footnotes for Region 7 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

Annual Averages 2001 through 2011 Annual Arithmetic Mean (ppm)
Station Site No. 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Camp Georgetown 2655-01 .033 .034 .033 .030 .033 .031 .033 .030 .030 .032 .030
East Syracuse 3353-09 .027 .028 .025 .023 .028 .026 .028 .027 .025 .027 .026
Fulton/Granby 3754-01 --- --- .035 .031 .034 .031 .031 .029 .029 .031 .028
Comparison Between NYS Ambient Air Quality and Ambient Air Quality Standards for Calendar Year 2011
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 from 0.08 ppm on 5/27/08*
Observations Highest Values, PPM
Total Obs. % Avail >.12 PPM 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 2009 2010 2011 Avg
Camp Georgetown 2655-01 8,487 97 0 .074
[06/08, 15]
.072
[09/01, 16]
.069
[07/17, 14]
.069
[07/21, 11]
.066
[05/20]
.071
[07/04]
.064
[07/23]
.067
East Syracuse 3353-09 8,542 98 0 .083
[06/08, 15]
.079
[07/17, 19]
.074
[06/07, 13]
.073
[07/21, 23]
.061
[05/22]
.073
[07/04]
.069
[07/23]
.067
Fulton/Granby
(Operated
01/26 - 12/31)
3754-01 7,925 97 0 .089
[06/08, 14]
.086
[07/17, 17]
.076
[07/21, 22]
.074
[07/06, 12]
.065
[04/27]
.071
[04/03]
.067
[07/21]
.067

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