Last reviewed on 10-02-2020

Documentation of California's Greenhouse Gas Inventory (13th Edition - Last updated on 10-15-2020)

♦ 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 - Tires

♦ Greenhouse gas: Carbon dioxide ( CO2 )

► Year 2007 —

● Greenhouse gas emission estimate —

Amount: 139,887 tonnes of CO2 Emitted (139,887 tonnes CO2 Eq.)
Basis: Calculation
Calculation: [Fuel combustion] * (1 - [Proportion of renewables]) * [Heat content] * [Fuel CO2 emission]
Reference: ARB (2016). Technical support document on GHG inventory methodologies for the 2000-2014 inventory. See Discussion of emissions from electricity and combined heat and power generation available at: https://ww3.arb.ca.gov/cc/inventory/pubs/reports/2000_2014/ghg_inventory_00-14_technical_support_document.pdf#https://ww3.arb.ca.gov/cc/inventory/pubs/reports/2000_2014/ghg_inventory_00-14_technical_support_document.pdf

● Activity level used in calculations —

Activity: Fuel combustion = 75,696 ton of Tires
Basis: Data
Reference: DATA NOT AVAILABLE - Value for this year is interpolated between the values for adjacent years.

● Parameters and Constants used in calculations —

Parameter: Biogenic fraction = 0.2
Reference: ARB's Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Regulation. Subpart C of 40 CFR Part 98 [98.33(e)(3)(iv)(B)]. Available online at: https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/40/98.33#https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/40/98.33##References!D2
Parameter: Fuel CO2 emission = 0.086 g / btu
Reference: ARB Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Regulation. Subpart C of 40 CFR Part 98 (98.30 to 98.38). Available online at: https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/40/appendix-Table_C-1_to_subpart_C_of_part_98#https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/40/appendix-Table_C-1_to_subpart_C_of_part_98
Parameter: Heat content = 26,870,000 btu / ton
Reference: ARB Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Regulation. Subpart C of 40 CFR Part 98 (98.30 to 98.38). Available online at: https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/40/appendix-Table_C-1_to_subpart_C_of_part_98#https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/40/appendix-Table_C-1_to_subpart_C_of_part_98

● Greenhouse gas emitted per unit activity (derived from values listed above) —

Amount: 1,848,011 g (i.e. 1.85 tonnes) of CO2 per ton of Tires