Recalculations - Polychlorinated biphenyls

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Revision of PCBs emissions over time

The changes within the 1990 National Total (-0.06 kg | - 0.004 %) result entirely from revisions in NFR sub-categories 5.C.1.b v (-0.069 kg) and 2.A.1 (+0.008 kg).

Table 1: Changes in emission estimates for 1990
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Submission 2017 Submission 2018 Difference Reasoning
NFR Sector [kg] relative
NATIONAL TOTAL 1,735.71 1,735.65 -0.061 -0.004% see sub-category chapters
NFR 1 - Energy 588.82 588.82 0.000 0.00%
NFR 2 - IPPU 1,146.82 1,146.83 0.008 0.00% see sub-category chapters
2.A.1 0.800 0.808 0.008 1.00% see explanation in 2.A.1 Cement Production
NFR 3 - Agriculture NA, NO
NFR 5 - Waste 0.0694204 0.0000005 -0.0694199 -99.99% see sub-category chapters
5.C.1.b v 0.0694204 0.0000005 -0.0694199 -99.99% see explanation in 5.C.1.b v - Cremation
NFR 6 - Other NO

The changes within the 2015 National Total (-3.46 kg | -1.49 %) result from several revisions in NFRs 1, 2 and 5.

Table 2: Changes in emission estimates for 2015
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Submission 2016 Submission 2017 Difference Reasoning
NFR Sector [kg] relative
Submission 2017 Submission 2018 Difference Reasoning
NFR Sector [kg] relative
NATIONAL TOTAL 232.494 229.035 -3.459 -1.49% see sub-category chapters
NFR 1 - Energy 155.233 151.996 -3.237 -2.09% see sub-category chapters
1.A.1.a 101.064 107.150 6.086 6.02% see explanation in Public electricity and heat production
1.A.2.g viii 28.894 18.048 -10.846 -37.54% see explanation in 1.A.2.g viii - Stationary Combustion in Manufacturing Industries & Construction: Other
1.A.3.d ii 0.2485 0.2040 -0.044 -17.89% see explanation in 1.A.3.d ii - National Navigation
1.A.4.a i 2.750 3.169 0.419 15.24% see explanation in 1.A.4.a i - Households: Stationary
1.A.4.b i 21.569 22.643 1.074 4.98% see explanation in 1.A.4.b i - GHD: Stationary
1.A.4.c i 0.682 0.756 0.074 10.80% see explanation in 1.A.4.c i - Agriculture / Forestry / Fishery: Stationary
1.A.4.c iii 0.004 0.005 0.001 24.65% see explanation in 1.A.4.c iii - National Fishery
1.A.5.a 0.01983 0.01981 -0.00001 -0.06% see explanation in 1.A.5.a - Other: Military. Stationary
1.A.5.b 0.0021 0.0025 0.0004 19.94% see explanation in 1.A.5.b - Other: Military. Mobile
NFR 2 - IPPU 77.026 77.039 0.013 0.02% see sub-category chapters
2.A.1 0.654 0.667 0.013 2.00% see explanation in 2.A.1 Cement Production
NFR 3 - Agriculture NA, NO
NFR 5 - Waste 0.235135 0.000002 -0.235133 -99.99% see sub-category chapters
5.C.1.b v 0.235135 0.000002 -0.235133 -99.999% see explanation in 5.C.1.b v - Cremation
NFR 6 - Other NO
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