Table 1

Industrial groups used. Number of installations, towns lying within <2 km and amounts of selected carcinogenic pollutants released to air (in Tn) (Spain 2007)
E-PRTR category No. of ind. facilities Towns <2 km Arsenic Benzene Cadmium Cobalt Chrome Nickel Dioxins (kg)* Lead Tetra-chloro ethylene
1 Combustion installations 1.c 138 43 2.639 13.107 0.718 0.026 3.963 18.052 0.001 3.616 0.807
2 Refineries and coke ovens 1.a, 1.d 12 5 0.313 24.193 0.457 85.70 1.858 41.130 0.927
3 Production and processing of metals 2.a, 2.b, 2.c.i, 2.c.ii, 2.d, 2.e 172 98 3.630 62.949 1.263 5.903 1.730 0.485 37.671
4 Galvanisation 2.c.iii 36 22 0.025 0.011 0.003 0.040 0.523
5 Surface treatment of metals and plastic 2.f 248 156 0.008 0.635 0.031 1.749 4.581 0.235 11.711
6 Mining industry 3.a, 3.b 33 14
7 Cement and lime 3.c, 3.d 70 35 0.345 38.359 0.261 0.044 0.791 0.838 0.001 1.821
8 Glass and mineral fibres 3.e, 3.f 56 20 0.536 1.647 0.178 0.006 3.546 2.471 0.300 8.139
9 Ceramics 3.g 457 159 0.479 16.797 0.922 0.015 1.598 6.008 10.661
10 Organic chemical industry 4.a 149 77 0.051 68.357 0.016 0.026 1.294 0.566 0.001 0.245 3.802
11 Inorganic chemical industry 4.b 70 28 0.001 0.059 0.023 0.011 0.142 0.244
12 Fertilisers 4.c 23 19 0.003 0.009 0.003 0.010 0.006 0.110 0.004
13 Biocides 4.d 12 8
14 Pharmaceutical products 4.e 55 35 0.008 0.001 0.185
15 Explosives and pyrotechnics 4.f 58 28
16 Hazardous waste 5.a, 5.b 90 42 0.055 0.032 0.012 0.120 0.145 0.010 0.309 0.062
17 Non-hazardous waste 5.c, 5.d 144 29 0.010 0.151 0.004 0.008 0.020 0.205 0.004 0.932
18 Disposal or recycling of animal waste 5.e 38 22 0.006 0.001 0.004 0.021 0.196 0.009
19 Urban waste-water treatment plants 5.f, 5.g 86 32 0.177
20 Paper and wood production 6.a, 6.b, 6.c 88 70 0.028 2.407 0.048 0.232 1.613 0.105
21 Pre-treatment or dyeing of textiles 9.a 25 24 0.081
22 Tanning of hides and skins 9.b 2 2
23 Food and beverage sector 8.a, 8.b, 8.c 310 157 0.015 0.009 0.017 0.019 0.011 0.814 0.018
24 Intensive rearing of poultry or pigs 7.a 1783 - 0.002
26 Surface treatment using organic solvents 9.c 80 48 0.001 0.008 0.010 0.053 0.048 0.007 0.009
27 Production of carbon or electro-graphite 9.d 2 0
28 Ship building 9.e 8 4 0.006

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