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Ozone Design Values for Different Areas of Texas 2000-2017

Comparison of ozone design values for different areas of Texas for the years 2000 through 2017
Year Houston-Galveston-Brazoria Dallas-Forth Worth Austin-Round Rock El Paso Ozone Standard
2000 112 102 88 80 84
2001 110 101 88 76 84
2002 107 99 85 81 84
2003 102 100 84 79 84
2004 101 98 85 78 84
2005 103 95 82 76 84
2006 103 96 82 78 84
2007 96 95 80 79 84
2008 91 91 77 78 75
2009 84 86 75 75 75
2010 84 86 74 71 75
2011 89 90 75 71 75
2012 88 87 74 72 75
2013 87 87 73 72 75
2014 80 81 69 72 75
2015 80 83 68 71 70
2016 79 80 66 70 70
2017 81 79 69 71 70

Note the 8-hour ozone design value for El Paso as compared to other cities in Texas and the federal standard. Despite a long-term downward trend, El Paso has leveled over the past eight years and is now on the cusp of not meeting the standard.

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