Despite reports Ozone pollution is declining

A report from the Santa Fe New Mexican via the American Lung Association places Albuquerque and Eddy County as being among the worst areas in the nation for Ozone pollution. That may be true, but it is also worth noting that Ozone pollution continues to diminish across the nation and in Albuquerque (data were hard to come by for Eddy County).

Below is the chart for Albuquerque between 2000 and 2016 (presumably it has decreased further since then).

The Albuquerque trend line is reflected in national data (below):

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