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Jinpu New District Had 293 Days of Excellent And Good Air Quality Last Year

Jinpu New District had 97 days of excellent air quality, 18 days more than that in 2016.

In 2017, Jinpu New District had 97 days of excellent air quality, accounting for 26.6% of all 365 days; 196 days of good air quality, accounting for 53.7%; 61 days of slightly polluted, accounting for 16.7%; 7 days of moderately polluted, accounting for 1.9%; 4 days of severely polluted, accounting for 1.1%. The total days of excellent and good air quality were 293. The excellent and good rate of air quality was 80.3%. The polluted days were 72, accounting for 19.7%. It had 277 days that meet the air-quality standard in Jinzhou and the excellent and good rate was 76.9%, while it was 290 days in  Development Zone, and the excellent and good rate was 80.3%. Double D Port had 268 days that meet the air-quality standard, and the excellent and good rate was 81.7%.

Compared with 2016, the days of excellent air quality in this district increased from 79 to 97(18 days more); the days of good air quality decreased from 218 to 196 (22 days less); the slightly polluted days increased from 49 to 61(12 days more); the moderately polluted days reduced from 16 to 7 (9 days less); the severely polluted days were still 4.

In 2017, the average PM10 level in the district was 57 μg/m3, which meets the national secondary air quality standard, 70 μg/m3 lower than the municipal government's assessment standard, 65 μg/m3 lower than the average concentration of 2016. The average PM2.5 level was 35 μg/m3, which meets the national secondary air quality standard, 39 μg/m3 lower than the municipal government's assessment standard, 4 μg/m3 lower than the average concentration of 2016. This shows that there is still a long way to improve the air quality in the district.