What air quality data are available on the data portal?
- Particulate Matter
For each indicator find the number or percent of days that exceeded the National Ambient Air Quality Standard, by county, for the years 1999-2014.
Why track air quality?
Maine tracks ozone levels and particulate matter levels through the use of air monitors. By integrating air monitoring data with health data like emergency department visits, Maine hopes to get a better picture of the health impacts associated with seasonal air pollution trends and determine means to minimize health effects.
Where can I find more information about air quality?
- Get data from other states about air quality on the National Tracking Network
- Find out how the Maine Department of Environmental Protection monitors and regulates air quality
- Get more data about air quality trends in Maine from the Department of Environmental Protection
- Check out air quality information from national agencies: U.S. CDC, U.S. EPA