Air Monitoring Data & AQI

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Current Monitoring Data & AQI

  • Alexandria @ LSU Ag Center Site

    37 PM25

    Good 8.868 UG/M3 4/20/2014 2:00:00 AM

  • Bayou Plaquemine Site

    7 Ozone

    Good 8 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Baton Rouge Capitol Site

    20 Ozone

    Good 24 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    22 PM25

    Good 5.242 UG/M3 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    0 SO2

    Good 0.2 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Carlyss Site

    23 Ozone

    Good 27 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Carville Site

    25 Ozone

    Good 30 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Chalmette Vista Site

    122 PM25

    Unhealthy for sensitive groups 43.948 UG/M3 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    1 SO2

    Good 1.7 PPB 4/20/2014 2:00:00 AM

  • New Orleans City Park Site

    19 Ozone

    Good 22 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    48 PM25

    Good 11.52 UG/M3 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • St. James Parish Courthouse Convent Site

    17 Ozone

    Good 20 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Dixie Site

    19 Ozone

    Good 23 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Dutchtown Site

    16 Ozone

    Good 19 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • French Settlement Site

    17 Ozone

    Good 20 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    61 PM25

    Moderate 16.643 UG/M3 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Garyville Site

    19 Ozone

    Good 22 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Hahnville Site

    19 Ozone

    Good 23 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Kenner Site

    39 Ozone

    Good 46 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    52 PM25

    Moderate 12.406 UG/M3 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Lafayette USGS Site

    14 Ozone

    Good 16 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    63 PM25

    Moderate 17.951 UG/M3 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Baton Rouge LSU Site

    30 Ozone

    Good 35 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Madisonville/Northshore Site

    11 Ozone

    Good 13 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    63 PM25

    Moderate 17.702 UG/M3 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Meraux Site

    28 Ozone

    Good 33 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    3 SO2

    Good 2 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Monroe Airport Site

    19 Ozone

    Good 22 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    65 PM25

    Moderate 18.52 UG/M3 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • New Roads Site

    26 Ozone

    Good 31 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Port Allen Site

    24 Ozone

    Good 28 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    61 PM25

    Moderate 16.734 UG/M3 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    0 SO2

    Good 0 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Pride Site

    17 Ozone

    Good 20 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Shreveport Downtown Airport Site

    16 Ozone

    Good 19 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    52 PM25

    Moderate 12.71 UG/M3 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    0 SO2

    Good 0 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Thibodaux Site

    24 Ozone

    Good 28 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    42 PM25

    Good 10.077 UG/M3 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Vinton Site

    19 Ozone

    Good 22 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

  • Westlake Site

    12 Ozone

    Good 14 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    67 PM25

    Moderate 19.575 UG/M3 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

    0 SO2

    Good 0 PPB 4/20/2014 3:00:00 AM

More Information About Understanding AQI Information

The AQI is an index for reporting daily air quality. It tells you how clean or unhealthy your air is, and what associated health effects might be a concern. The AQI focuses on health effects you may experience within a few hours or days after breathing unhealthy air. The following chart provides information regarding the AQI determinations:

Category AQI Value What This Means
Good 0-50 Air quality is considered satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
Moderate 51-100 Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 101-150 Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects. The general public is not likely to be affected.
Unhealthy 151-200 Everyone may begin to experience health effects; members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects.
Very Unhealthy 201-300 Health warnings of emergency conditions. The entire population is more likely to be affected.
Hazardous 301-500 Health alert: everyone may experience more serious health effects.

Any questions about interpreting this monitoring data should be directed to the DEQ Customer Services Section at 1-866-896-5337.

TO REPORT ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS, INCLUDING ODORS, CONTACT THE DEQ SINGLE POINT OF CONTACT (SPOC) - 225-219-3640 or Toll Free 1-888-763-5424. In the event of an environmental emergency, citizens are encouraged to first contact their local authorities - police, sheriff, fire department, etc. Otherwise citizens and the regulated community can contact the SPOC line to report environmental concerns during business hours, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday at the number listed above. To report a concern outside of business hours call 225-342-1234 or the toll free number. Concerns include spills, releases, odors, fish kills, open burning, waste tires and any other types of environmental incidents. Citizens can report the incident online.

The data has not been quality reviewed or validated. Continuous PM2.5 readings shown are not NAAQS comparable.