Air Quality Monitoring

The Air and Radiation Protection Division operates a complex network of air monitoring stations located throughout Jefferson County to determine the quality of ambient air in the county. The data from these monitors are used to determine compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for the criteria pollutants.

Criteria Pollutants

  • Carbon Monoxide (CO)
  • Lead (Pb)
  • Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)
  • Ozone (O3)
  • Course Particles (PM10)
  • Fine Particles (PM2.5)
  • Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)

Current Air Quality Data

Near real-time air quality data from across the Birmingham area can be found here. Criteria air pollutant data is updated hourly and is displayed in a graphical manner.

Map courtesy of EPA’s AirNow website.

Current NAAQS Status for Birmingham

This table shows the status of the Birmingham area with the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).

Reports

Annual Air Quality, Monthly Air Quality, Air Toxic Assessment, Monitoring Network Plans are available here.
Central Health Center
(Guy M. Tate)

1400 Sixth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Programs and Clinics
(205) 933-9110
Eastern Health Center
601 West Blvd Roebuck
Birmingham, AL 35206
Programs and Clinics
(205) 591-5180
Western Health Center
631 Bessemer Super Hwy
Midfield, AL 35228
Programs and Clinics
(205) 715-6121
 



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