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Final Validated Ambient Ozone Data - 2000

A review of ambient ozone data generated by the State of Tennessee’s ozone monitoring network from March 1, 2001 through October 31, 2001 shows the level of the old 1-hour standard of 0.12 PPM was exceeded at one site on one day and the level of the new 8-hour standard of 0.08 PPM was exceeded at numerous sites on 31 different days. During the same time period in 2000, the 1-hour standard was exceeded on six different days and the 8-hour standard on 45 different days. The following is a listing of monitoring stations in the State network and the number of days each standard level has been exceeded in the time period stated above.

2000 Final Validated Data
Station County Location No. of
Days With
1-Hr. Exceedances
No. of
Days With
8-Hr. Exceedances
Freels Bend Anderson   10
Hatchie Wildlife Refuge Haywood   8
New Market Jefferson 1 11
Lawrence Co. Lawrence   2
Meigs Co. Meigs   16
Algood Putnam   11
Eagleville Rutherford   6
Blountville Sullivan   5
Kingsport Sullivan 2 9
Hendersonville Sumner   10
Cottontown Sumner   5
Fairview Williamson   8
Cedars of Lebanon Wilson   6
Great Smokey Mountains National Park Monitoring Sites
Look Rock Blount   12
Cades Cove Blount   2
Cove Mountain Sevier   19
Clingsman's Dome Sevier 1 21
Local Air Pollution Control Monitoring Sites
Trinity Lane Davidson   0
Percy Priest Davidson   3
Volunteer Army Hamilton 1 9
Ridge Trail Road Hamilton 1 10
Rutledge Pike Knox 2 12
Mildred Drive Knox 1 12
Frayser Blvd. Shelby 1 11
Mudville Road Shelby   14