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To review and update the UK source inventories of dioxins, dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and hexachlorobenzene for emissions to air, water and land - CB0404

Aims and objectives
The overall aim of this project is to improve UK inventories of emissions of dioxins, dioxin-like PCBs, and HCB to air, land and water
The project has 4 key objectives:

a) To review and update UK source inventories for dioxins, dioxin-like PCBs emissions to land and water

b) Improve source inventories for dioxins and dioxin-like PCB emissions to air by closing the knowledge gaps in data on emission factors in particular from diffuse emission sources

c) Review and update source inventories for hexachlorobenzene (HCB) emissions to air, water and land

d) Outline a framework for the development of a UK multimedia emissions inventory for dioxins, PCBs, dioxin-like PCBs and HCB emissions to air, land and water.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : Final Report   (984k)
• ANX - Annex : Annex UK POPs Industry Sectors 27 7   (1392k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2007

To: 2008

Cost: £48,982
Contractor / Funded Organisations
AEA Technology
Environmental Protection              
Fields of Study
Chemicals and Nanotechnology