|County||Area||Nonattainment in year||Redesignation to attainment||Classification||Part or whole county||Population (2000)|
|Baltimore (City)||Baltimore||95||12/15/95||Moderate <= 12.7 ppm||Part||16,207|
|Montgomery||Washington, DC-MD-VA||95||3/15/96||Moderate <= 12.7 ppm||Part||426,365|
|Prince George's||Washington, DC-MD-VA||95||3/15/96||Moderate <= 12.7 ppm||Part||342,888|
KEY: ppm = parts per million.
NOTE: Nonattainment areas do not meet the national primary or secondary ambient air quality standard for the specified pollutant. Nonattainment areas are classified based on design values: Serious = an area with a design value of 16.5 ppm and above; Moderate = an area with a design value of 9.1 up to 16.4 ppm.
SOURCES: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Green Book, available at http://www.epa.gov/oar/oaqps/greenbk/anay.html as of Apr. 20, 2002.