Emission Factor

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Emission Factor?

The relationship between the amount of pollution produced and the amount of raw material processed. For example, an emission factor for a blast furnace making iron would be the number of pounds of particulates per ton of raw materials.

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Emission   Emission Cap   Emission Inventory   Emission Standard   Emissions Trading   Fugitive Emissions   Limiting Factor   Lowest Achievable Emission Rate   National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants NESHAPS   
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