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RECORD NUMBER: 691 OF 1923

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Main Title Methodology for Development of an Independent Combustion Source NOx Inventory and Its Application to 150 Counties in the Northeastern United States.
CORP Author PEDCo-Environmental, Inc., Cincinnati, OH. ;Spaite (Paul W.) Co., Cincinnati, OH.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Year Published 1984
Report Number EPA-68-02-3173; EPA-600/7-84-059;
Stock Number PB84-189943
Additional Subjects Air pollution ; Nitrogen oxides ; Industrial wastes ; Exhaust emissions ; Residential buildings ; Fuel consumption ; Methodology ; Combustion products ; Inventories ; Surveys ; Fuels ; Boilers ; Sources ; Metal industry ; Chemical industry ; Comparison ; Electric power plants ; Refineries ; Emission inventories ; Emission factors ; Northeast Region(United States) ; Point sources
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NTIS  PB84-189943 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
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Abstract The report gives results of the demonstration of a new methodology for developing a combustion source fuel use and emissions inventory. The demonstration area encompassed 150 counties within a 200 mi (320-km) radius of the Adirondack Mountains in New York State, believed to be representative of the Northeastern U.S. A complete combustion inventory of nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions was developed for the 150 counties. All sectors (residential, commercial, transportation, utility, and industrial) were included. In the industrial sector, the methodology entailed: (1) identifying all major combustion processes and associated equipment, and (2) developing NOx emission factors. This approach produced a list of 28 facilities and 73 processes, believed to include all significant combustion sources in the 150-county area. An approach was also developed for treating all fuel consumption not accounted for by installations that include major combustion processes. The latter block of fuel consumption was translated into 'residual' industrial area source NOx emissions. As intended, the project demonstrated fully the essential elements of a methodology that would allow development of a county-by-county NOx inventory for all fuel burning in all or any part of the U.S., without resorting to user surveys or inventories based on such surveys.
Supplementary Notes Prepared in cooperation with Spaite (Paul W.) Co., Cincinnati, OH., Contract EPA-68-02-3197.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept. Dec 81-Aug 83.
PUB Date Free Form Apr 84
Category Codes 21D; 21B; 68A; 81A; 97K; 97R
NTIS Prices PC A10/MF A01
Primary Description 600/13
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 418824785
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