Recalculations - Polychlorinated biphenyls

Last updated on 05 Mar 2019 11:25 (cf. Authors)

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Revision of PCBs emissions over time

The changes within the National Total reported for 1990 (-0.18 kg | - 0.01 %) result entirely from corrections in NFRs 1.A.3.d ii, 1.A.4.c iii and 1.A.5.b.

Table 1: Changes in emission estimates for 1990
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Submission 2018 Submission 2019 Difference Reasoning
NFR Sector [kg] relative see description and reasoning in:
NATIONAL TOTAL 1,735.65 1,735.47 -0.18 -0.01% sub-category chapters
NFR 1 - Energy 588.82 588.65 -0.18 -0.03% sub-category chapters
1.A.3.d ii 0.49 0.32 -0.16 -33.71% 1.A.3.d ii - National Navigation
1.A.4.c iii 0.007 0.001 -0.006 -85.47% 1.A.4.c iii - National Fishery
1.A.5.b 0.009 0.001 -0.008 -90.01% 1.A.5.b - Other: Military. Mobile
NFR 2 - IPPU 1,146.82 1,146.82 0.00 0.00%
NFR 3 - Agriculture NA, NO
NFR 5 - Waste 0.0000005 0.0000005 0.00 0.00%
NFR 6 - Other NA

The changes within the National Total reported for 2016 (+2.587 kg | +1.14 %) result almost entirely from a revision in NFR 1.A.1.a (+3.069 kg) accompanied with several smaller revisions in NFRs 1, 2 and 5.

Table 2: Changes in emission estimates for 2016
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Submission 2018 Submission 2019 Difference Reasoning
NFR Sector [kg] relative see description and reasoning in:
NATIONAL TOTAL 227.546 230.133 2.587 1.14% sub-category chapters
NFR 1 - Energy 152.757 155.345 2.587 1.69% sub-category chapters
1.A.1.a 107.149 110.218 3.069 2.86% 1.A.1.a - Public electricity and heat production
1.A.2.g viii 17.918 18.903 0.985 5.49% 1.A.2.g viii - Stationary Combustion in Manufacturing Industries & Construction: Other
1.A.3.d ii 0.2367 0.1518 -0.085 -35.86% 1.A.3.d ii - National Navigation
1.A.4.a i 3.118 2.698 -0.420 -13.47% 1.A.4.a i - Households: Stationary
1.A.4.b i 23.549 22.670 -0.878 -3.73% 1.A.4.b i - GHD: Stationary
1.A.4.c i 0.751 0.679 -0.071 -9.47% 1.A.4.c i - Agriculture / Forestry / Fishery: Stationary
1.A.4.c iii 0.010 0.001 -0.009 -90.00% 1.A.4.c iii - National Fishery
1.A.5.a 0.02308 0.02309 0.00001 0.05% 1.A.5.a - Other: Military. Stationary
1.A.5.b 0.0033 0.0003 -0.003 -89.99% 1.A.5.b - Other: Military. Mobile
NFR 2 - IPPU 74.789 74.789 0.000 0.00%
NFR 3 - Agriculture NA, NO
NFR 5 - Waste 0.0000019 0.0000017 -0.0000002 -9.64% sub-category chapters
5.C.1.b v 0.0000019 0.0000017 -0.0000002 -9.64% 5.C.1.b v - Cremation
5.C.2 NO NE 5.C.2 Bonfires etc.
NFR 6 - Other NA
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