What are Emissions?

Commonly refers to GHG emissions from fossil fuel combustion. However, can also be related to other kinds of pollutants. Thus, during coal combustion, the following harmful substances are released: CO2, SO2, a group of NOx, particulate matter, Hg, Pb, CO, As, and hydrocarbons, which includes carcinogens as well as VOCs contributing to ground-level ozone formation.



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