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Air Quality - Sources of Air Pollution in Maricopa County    

The automobile (cars and trucks) is a large source of air pollution in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

Fast Facts

  • A majority (64.3 percent) of the carbon monoxide in the Valley’s air comes from cars and trucks.
  • About a third (32.9 percent) of the particulate matter in the air comes from automobiles. 
  • Most particulates (43 percent) come from construction-related activity, while 22.6 percent comes from agriculture and vacant lots. 
  • A small portion (1.5 percent) comes from point sources like power plants. 

 

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