2.2
Detroit
single counties or groups of  counties that make up
mega-metropolitan areas.  A PSMA is the combination
of  a MSA with the surrounding metropolitan area.
In Michigan, the Air Quality Division of  Michigan
Currently, there are three PMSAs in Michigan; the
Department of  Environmental Quality (MDEQ) is
Detroit PMSA is one of  them.  While St. Clair county is
responsible for the Michigan Air Sampling Network.
included in the Detroit MSA (and therefore in the
This program consists of  the operation of  federally
Detroit PMSA), separate measurements from this
mandated National Air Monitoring Stations (NAMS)
county will be discussed under Port Huron.
and State and Local Air Monitoring Sites (SLAMS) as
well as the Special Purpose Monitoring Stations (SPMS)
For the purpose of  this study, information from moni-
network in Michigan.  Air quality measurements from
toring stations located in the counties of  Wayne, Oak-
this network are used to demonstrate attainment status
land and Macomb was considered as representative of  a
with regard to National Ambient Air Quality Standards
summation for the Greater Detroit Area.  The pollutants
(NAAQS).  Ambient air monitoring is also a require-
measured at these stations are described in Table 23 and
ment under various State Implementation Plans (SIPS).
their distribution is illustrated in Appendix A, Figure 2.
Michigan is divided into a number of  Metropolitan
Stations described as having PM  chemical speciation
Statistical Areas (MSA).  These are areas which have a
2.5
monitoring collect data on the levels and composition of
large population nucleus and are highly integrated
fine particulate matter.
economically and socially with adjacent communities.
Primary Metropolitan Statistical Areas (PMSAs) are
TABLE 23
Detroit Ambient Monitoring Stations and Pollutants Measured
Station
Pollutants Measured
Station
Pollutants Measured
New Haven
Ozone, Fine Particulate (PM )
Detroit-E. Seven
Lead, Nitrogen Dioxide,
2.5
(Macomb)
Mile (Wayne)
Ozone, Fine particulate Matter (PM
2.5
chemical speciation monitor at this site),
Sulphur Dioxide
Warren
Carbon Monoxide, Ozone,
Livonia
Carbon Monoxide, Coarse Particulate
(Macomb)
Sulphur Dioxide
(Wayne)
Matter, Fine Particulate Matter
Oak Park
Carbon Monoxide, Ozone,
Detroit-Joy Road- Carbon Monoxide
(Oakland)
Particulate Matter (PM )
(Wayne)
2.5
, chemical speciation at site
Detroit -
Southfield
PM
2.5
(Oakland)
W. Jefferson
Sulphur Dioxide
(Wayne)
Allen Park
Carbon Monoxide, Lead, Ozone, Coarse Particulate
Dearborn
Lead, Coarse Particulate Matter,
(Wayne)
Matter (PM ), Fine Particulate Matter (PM )
(Wayne)
Fine Particulate Matter, Sulphur Dioxide
10
2.5
chemical speciation monitor at site)
(PM
2.5
),
Wyandotte
Fine Particulate Matter (PM )
River Rouge
Lead, Coarse Particulate Matter  (PM
10
2.5
(Wayne)
Sulphur Dioxide, Toxic Organics, Carbonyl
(Wayne)
Aldehydes/Ketones, Trace Metals
Detroit-W. Fort
Lead, Coarse Particulate Matter  (PM ),
Detroit -
Carbon Monoxide (discontinued
10
), Carbonyl
Penobscot Bldg.
operation)
(Wayne)
Fine Particulate Matter (PM
2.5
Aldehydes/Ketones, Trace Metals
Downtown
(Wayne)
)
Detroit-
Carbon Monoxide, lead, Nitrogen Dioxide,
Detroit -
Coarse Particulate Matter (PM
10
),
National Chemical
Linwood
Ozone, Fine Particulate Matter (PM
2.5
(Wayne)
Sulphur Dioxide
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