Table 7-5: Kentucky Air Quality Nonattainment Areas for Ozone (O3)

Table 7-5: Kentucky Air Quality Nonattainment Areas for Ozone (O3)

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County Area Nonattainment in year Redesignation to attainment Classification Part or whole county Population (2000)
Boone Cincinnati-Hamilton, OH-KY 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 NA Moderate Whole 85,991
Boyd Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY 92 93 94 6/29/95 Moderate Whole 49,752
Bullitt Louisville, KY-IN 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 11/23/01 Moderate Part 14,452
Campbell Cincinnati-Hamilton, OH-KY 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 NA Moderate Whole 88,616
Daviess Owensboro, KY 92 93 94 1/3/95 Marginal Whole 91,545
Edmonson Edmonson Co, KY 92 93 94 1/3/95 Marginal Whole 11,644
Fayette Lexington-Fayette, KY 95 11/13/95 Marginal Whole 260,512
Greenup Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY 92 93 94 6/29/95 Moderate Part 17,125
Hancock Owensboro, KY 92 93 94 1/3/95 Marginal Part 844
Jefferson Louisville, KY-IN 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 11/23/01 Moderate Whole 693,604
Kenton Cincinnati-Hamilton, OH-KY 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 NA Moderate Whole 151,464
Livingston Paducah, KY 92 93 94 4/10/95 Marginal Part 1,279
Marshall Paducah, KY 92 93 94 4/10/95 Marginal Whole 30,125
Oldham Louisville, KY-IN 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 11/23/01 Moderate Part 7,998
Scott Lexington-Fayette, KY 95 11/13/95 Marginal Whole 33,061

KEY: NA = not applicable.

NOTES: Nonattainment areas do not meet the national primary or secondary ambient air quality standard (NAAQS) for the specified pollutant. Nonattainment areas are classified based on design values: Extreme = design value of 0.280 parts per million (ppm) and above; Severe-17 = design value of 0.190 up to 0.280 ppm and has 17 years to reach attainment; Severe-15 = design value of 0.180 up to 0.190 ppm and has 15 years to reach attainment; Serious = design value of 0.160 up to 0.180 ppm; Moderate = design value of 0.138 up to 0.160 ppm; Marginal = design value of 0.121 up to 0.138 ppm; Section 185A = an area designated as an ozone nonattainment area as of the date of enactment of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 and has not violated the national primary ambient air quality standard for ozone for the 36-month period commencing on Jan. 1, 1987, and ending on Dec. 31, 1989.

SOURCE: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Green Book, available at http://www.epa.gov/oar/oaqps/greenbk/anay.html as of Apr. 20, 2002.