Atmosphere

Review of data on heavy metals in ambient air in Australia

Technical Report No. 3
Environment Australia, May 2002
ISBN 0 6425 4781 5

Appendix B: Estimated total emissions of metals (kg/y) from NPI reporting facilities by state or territory for 1998 to 1999

State/Territory Sb & cmpds As & cmpds Be & cmpds Cd & cmpds Cr(III) cmpds Cr(VI) cmpds Co & cmpds Cu & cmpds Pb & cmpds MgO
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Mn & cmpds Hg & cmpds Ni & cmpds Nickel carbonyl Nickel Sub-sulphide Se & cmpds Zn & cmpds
ACT Total       5.30         8.40 x 101     5.30          
NSW Total   1.48 x 103 2.00 2.28 x 102 1.51 x 101 9.45 x 102 2.05 x 102 2.00 3.61 x 103 4.54 x 102 1.00 3.20 x 102 2.00 x 101 2.00 x 10-1 2.00 x 10-1 5.40 x 101 1.90
NT Total 5.90 5.48 x 102 7.81 x 101 4.84 x 101 4.49 x 101 2.63 x 103 1.31 x 101 9.55 x 102 4.10 x 103 1.85 x 102 3.43 x 105 2.53 x 101 6.74 x 103     1.10 3.24 x 103
QLD Total   3.84 x 103   3.49 x 102   2.67 x 103 1.64 x 103   1.87 x 104     8.13 x 102 3.06 x 101        
SA Total   6.71 x 104   4.44 x 101   5.05 x 102 1.50 x 102   5.80 x 102     1.43 x 101   3.90      
TAS Total   8.01 x 101   9.00   5.40 1.00 x 10-1   8.12 x 101     7.70 2.32 x 101        
VIC Total   1.93 x 102   6.35 x 101 3.00 x 10-1 2.84 x 101 7.20 2.00 3.51 x 102   7.00 x 10-1 4.09 x 101 9.47 x 102     0.00 2.41 x 101
WA Total 3.00 x 10-1 1.67 x 104 1.60 6.25 x 102 6.42 x 102 3.34 x 103 5.81 x 103 3.76 x 102 1.13 x 104 2.60 7.00 1.00 x 103 1.15 x 103     8.04 x 101 3.37 x 101
Total 6.20 9.00 x 104 8.17 x 101 1.37 x 103 7.02 x 102 1.01 x 104 7.82 x 103 1.33 x 103 3.88 x 104 6.42 x 102 3.43 x 105 2.23 x 103 8.91 x 103 4.10 2.00 x 10-1 1.36 x 102 3.30 x 103

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