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Documentation of California's Greenhouse Gas Inventory (First Edition - Last updated on 11/19/2007)

♦ Category: Energy

IPCC: 1A2f - Fuel Combustion Activities - Manufacturing Industries and Construction - Non-Metallic Minerals
Sector: Industrial : Manufacturing : Stone, Clay, Glass & Cement : Cement

♦ Activity: Fuel combustion - Fossil waste fuel

♦ Greenhouse gas: Carbon dioxide ( CO2 )

► Year 1990 —

● Greenhouse gas emission estimate —

Amount: 42,809 tonnes of CO2 Emitted (42,809 tonnes CO2 Eq.)
Basis: Calculation
Calculation: [Fuel combustion] * [Heat content] * [Fuel CO2 emission]
Reference: Murtishaw, S., De La Rue du Can, S,. Price, L., Masanet, E., and Simcich, M. (2005). CALEB: California Energy Balance Database, September 12, 2005. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA.

● Activity level used in calculations —

Activity: Fuel combustion = 23,403 ton of Fossil waste fuel
Basis: Data
Reference: O'Hare, A. T. (2007). Personal communication between CA Air Resources Board Staff and Andrew T. O'Hare of the Portland Cement Association, Washington, DC. http://www.cement.org/

● Parameters and Constants used in calculations —

Parameter: Fuel CO2 emission = 0.0812 g / btu
Reference: O'Hare, A. T. (2007). Personal communication between CA Air Resources Board Staff and Andrew T. O'Hare of the Portland Cement Association, Washington, DC. http://www.cement.org/
Parameter: Heat content = 22,522,240 btu / ton
Reference: Murtishaw, S., De La Rue du Can, S,. Price, L., Masanet, E., and Simcich, M. (2005). CALEB: California Energy Balance Database, September 12, 2005. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA.

● Greenhouse gas emitted per unit activity —

Amount: 1,829,230 g (i.e. 1.83 tonnes) of CO2 per ton of Fossil waste fuel
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