Last updated on 07 Mar 2017 08:53 (cf. Authors)
Industrial processes are an important emission source for most pollutants. Due to Germany's high-level, differentiated industry featuring numerous companies and a large number of plants for each sector, emission estimation for industrial processes is very complex. Please refer to the sub-sections below for details.
In the area of industrial processes, production data from association statistics and of manufacturers' information is used. In the interest of the inventory's completeness and reliability, checking of source-category definitions and data-collection methods will stay a priority where emissions reporting is based on such sources. The inventory is considered complete for the main industrial processes.
NFR 2 - Industrial Processes consists of the following and sub-categories:
Chart showing emission trends for main pollutants in NFR 2 - Industrial Processes:
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