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Cement Kilns

Volume 404: debated on Wednesday 7 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the total annual dioxin emissions produced by cement kilns were in each year for 1997 to 2002. [110222]

The estimated total annual emissions of dioxins produced by cement kilns were as follows: 1997, 2.829 grams; 1998, 2.883 grams; 1999, 8.511 grams; 2000, 4.715 grams; and 2001, 5.684 grams. Data are not yet available for 2002.