Standardized emissions inventory methodology for open-pit mining areas.

@article{Huertas2011StandardizedEI,
  title={Standardized emissions inventory methodology for open-pit mining areas.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Ignacio Huertas and Dumar A Camacho and Mar{\'i}a E Huertas},
  journal={Environmental science and pollution research international},
  year={2011},
  volume={19 7},
  pages={2784-94}
}
INTRODUCTION There is still interest in a unified methodology to quantify the mass of particulate material emitted into the atmosphere by activities inherent to open-pit mining. For the case of total suspended particles (TSP), the current practice is to estimate such emissions by developing inventories based on the emission factors recommended by the USEPA for this purpose. However, there are disputes over the specific emission factors that must be used for each activity and the applicability… CONTINUE READING
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