Estimated U.S. Emissions of Particulate Matter (PM-10)
(million short tons)
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Details may not add up to totals due to rounding in the source.
KEY: R = revised.
a Fine particulate matter less than 10 microns. Data include PM without condensable.
bIndustrial processes consists of chemical and allied product manufacturing, metals processing, petroleum and related industries, other industrial processes; solvent utilization; and storage and transport.
c In 1985 there appears to be a spike in Miscellaneous emissions. This is likely due to a methodological change, and the EPA does not change historical data when it changes its methodology.
d Due to the impact of COVID-19, full data collection and analysis of this category could not be completed on schedule.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Air Emissions Inventories, Air Pollutant Emissions Trends Data, National Tier 1 CAPS Trends, available at https://www.epa.gov/air-emissions-inventories/air-pollutant-emissions-trends-data as of Apr. 11, 2022.