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393. National Air Pollutant Emissions

[In thousands of tons, except as indicated. PM-10=Particulate matter of less than ten microns. Methodologies to estimate data for 1900 to 1984 period and 1985 to present emissions differ. Beginning with 1985, the estimates are based on a modified National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program inventory]

 
Emissions Emissions
Year
PM-10, Sulfur Nitrogen Volatile Carbon
PM-10 fugitive dioxide dioxides organic monoxide Lead
dust 1 compounds (tons)
 
1970 13,042 (NA) 31,161 20,928 30,982 129,444 220,869
1975 7,671 (NA) 28,011 22,632 26,079 116,757 159,659
1980 7,119 (NA) 25,905 24,384 26,336 117,434 74,153
1985 4,831 40,614 23,658 23,198 24,428 117,013 22,890
1986 4,642 46,298 22,886 22,808 23,617 111,688 14,763
1987 4,758 37,711 22,661 23,068 23,470 110,798 7,681
1988 5,598 55,474 23,135 24,124 24,306 118,729 7,053
1989 4,811 48,253 23,293 23,893 22,513 106,439 5,468
1990 5,057 24,905 23,660 24,049 20,936 98,523 4,975
1991 4,725 24,836 23,041 24,249 21,102 100,872 4,169
1992 4,610 24,862 22,806 24,596 20,659 97,630 3,810
1993 4,528 23,478 22,466 24,961 20,868 98,160 3,916
1994 4,751 26,162 21,870 25,372 21,535 102,643 4,047
1995 4,579 22,491 19,181 24,921 20,817 93,353 3,929
1996 4,732 28,309 19,121 24,676 18,736 95,479 3,899
1997 4,743 29,482 19,622 24,824 18,876 94,410 3,952
1998 4,450 30,292 19,647 24,454 17,917 89,454 3,973


NA Not available.
1 Sources such as agricultural tilling, construction, mining and quarrying, paved roads, unpaved roads, and wind erosion.

Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Air Pollutant Emission Trends, 1900-1998, EPA 454/R-00-002.

http://www.epa.gov/oar/oarpubs.html



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/393_national_air_pollutant_emissions.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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