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Table 4-47: Estimated National Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds (Million short tons)

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 19701975198019851990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011(R) 2012(R) 2013(R) 201420152016
Total all sources34.6630.7731.1127.4024.1123.5823.0722.7322.5722.0420.8719.5318.7818.2717.5117.1120.2919.9119.5117.7517.9018.0517.7617.5917.8418.1517.7517.3516.4916.1715.86
Highway vehicles16.9115.3913.8712.359.398.868.337.807.286.756.225.995.865.685.334.954.013.823.633.443.463.483.052.762.772.872.652.432.201.981.77
Off-Highway1.621.922.192.442.662.712.752.802.852.892.932.752.672.682.642.623.093.012.942.872.752.632.552.372.302.162.031.901.771.671.58
Fuel combustion0.720.661.051.571.011.081.120.990.991.071.121.121.121.141.181.191.721.411.090.770.700.630.560.580.600.630.600.560.530.530.53
Industrial processesa12.3311.1012.109.509.019.189.379.539.699.718.148.347.887.487.217.407.107.087.046.996.916.836.726.846.967.087.157.227.307.307.30
Waste disposal and recycling1.980.980.760.980.991.001.011.051.051.070.510.520.540.490.420.420.400.390.390.390.320.250.190.170.150.130.150.180.200.200.20
Miscellaneous1.100.721.130.571.060.760.490.560.720.551.940.820.720.790.730.533.974.194.413.293.764.234.704.885.065.295.185.064.494.494.49

KEY: R = revised.

a Industrial processes consists of chemical and allied product manufacturing, metals processing, petroleum and related industries, and other industrial processes; and solvent utilization, storage, and transport.

NOTE

Details may not add up to totals due to rounding in the source.

SOURCE

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Air Emissions Inventories, Air Pollutant Emissions Trends Data, available at https://www.epa.gov/air-emissions-inventories/air-pollutant-emissions-tr... as of Mar. 3, 2017.

Updated: Tuesday, May 23, 2017