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394. Air Pollutant Emissions, by Pollutant and Source: 1998

[In thousands of tons, except as indicated. Estimates are based on a modified National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP) inventory]

 
1998 1998
Emissions Emissions
Source Volatile
Sulfur Nitrogen organic Carbon Lead
Particulates doxide oxides compounds monoxide (tons)
 
    Total emissions.. 34,741 19,647 24,454 17,917 89,454 3,973
 
Fuel combustion, stationary sources.. 1,091 16,721 10,189 893 5,374 503
  Electric utilities.. 302 13,217 6,103 54 417 68
  Industrial.. 245 2,895 2,969 161 1,114 19
  Other fuel combustion.. 544 609 1,117 678 3,843 416
    Residential.. 432 127 742 654 3,699 6
 
Industrial processes.. 607 1,458 786 1,417 3,624 2,327
  Chemical and allied product manufacturing.. 65 299 152 396 1,129 175
  Metals processing.. 171 444 88 75 1,495 2,098
  Petroleum and related industries.. 32 345 138 496 368 (NA)
  Other.. 339 370 408 450 632 54
 
Solvent utilization.. 6 1 2 5,278 2 (NA)
Storage and transport.. 94 3 7 1,324 80 (NA)
Waste disposal and recycling.. 310 42 97 433 1,154 620
 
Highway vehicles.. 257 326 7,765 5,325 50,386 19
  Light-duty gas vehicles and motorcycles.. 56 130 2,849 2,832 27,039 12
  Light-duty trucks.. 40 99 1,917 2,015 18,726 7
  Heavy-duty gas vehicles.. 8 11 323 257 3,067 0
  Diesels.. 152 85.3 2,676 222 1,554 (NA)
Off highway 2.. 461 1,084 5,280 2,461 19,914 503
Miscellaneous 3.. 31,916 12 328 786 8,920 (NA)
 


NA Not available.
1 Represents both PM-10 and PM-10 fugitive dust; see table 405.
2 Includes emissions from farm tractors and other farm machinery, construction equipment, industrial machinery, recreational marine vessels, and small general utility engines such as lawn mowers.
3 Includes emissions such as from forest fires and other kinds of burning, various agricultural activities, fugitive dust from paved and unpaved roads, and other construction and mining activities, and natural sources

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/394_air_pollutant_emissions_by_pollutant_and.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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