Regional cities' scorecard for ozone NEPM 4-hour standard, based on analysis of air quality index values, 1998-2014

This assessment summary component has changed from 2011.

  • The assessment summary in 2011 was assessed for the years 1999-2008

The original 2011 summary, grade, trend and confidence levels have been replicated here to assist comparison of changes between reporting cycles.

Component
Summary
Grade
Very poor Poor Fair Good Very good
Confidence
In Grade In Trend
Comparability
To previous years

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 89; good 11; fair 0; poor 0; very poor 0

Year(s): 
2016
5
Improving
Confidence (in grade): 
Adequate
Confidence (in trend): 
Adequate
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Comparable

Topics

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 35; good 62; fair 2; poor 1; very poor 0

Year(s): 
2011
4
Stable
Confidence (in grade): 
Adequate
Confidence (in trend): 
Adequate
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Not assessed

Topics

Victoria – Moe/Traralgon - ozone (4-hour average)

This assessment summary component has changed from 2011.

  • Traralgon was not previously included in the 2011 assessment

The original 2011 summary, grade, trend and confidence levels have been replicated here to assist comparison of changes between reporting cycles.

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 99; good 1; fair 0; poor 0; very poor 0

Year(s): 
2016
5
Improving
Confidence (in grade): 
Somewhat adequate
Confidence (in trend): 
Somewhat adequate
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Comparable

Topics

Average percentage frequency distribution: very good 68; good 31; fair 1; poor 0; very poor 0

Year(s): 
2011
5
Unclear
Confidence (in grade): 
Adequate
Confidence (in trend): 
Limited
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Not assessed

Topics

This period includes the 2014 Hazelwood mine fire, which affected the Victorian towns of Moe and Traralgon. The NEPM site at Moe was discontinued in quarter 4 of 2009.

Keywood MD, Emmerson KM, Hibberd MF (2016). Ambient air quality: Regional cities' scorecard for ozone NEPM 4-hour standard, based on analysis of air quality index values, 1998-2014 . In: Australia state of the environment 2016, Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra, https://soe.environment.gov.au/assessment-summary/ambient-air-quality/regional-cities-scorecard-ozone-nepm-4-hour-standard-based, DOI 10.4226/94/58b65c70bc372