Allegheny County Particulate Matter 2.5

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provides information on the particulate matter concentration for Allegheny County that have a diameter greater or equal to 2.5 mm. The data is based on a combination of 2012 model and monitor data reported by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air and Radiation. The data represents the mean PM 2.5 measurement in micrograms per cubic meter for each census tract in Allegheny County. This data was obtained from the U.S. Department of Environmental Protection’s Environmental Justice Screen tool.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Public Access Level Comment
Temporal Coverage 2011
Geographic Unit Census Tract
Data Notes

PM 2.5 is an air pollutant that contains small particles less than 2.5 micrometers in diameter. This data is provided by the National Air Toxics Assessment which was pulled together by the Allegheny County Air Quality Program.

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