Last reviewed on 06-22-2018

Documentation of California's Greenhouse Gas Inventory (11th Edition - Last updated on 11-06-2019)

♦ Category: Industrial Processes and Product Use

IPCC: 2A2 - Mineral Industry - Lime Production
Sector: Industrial : Manufacturing : Stone, Clay, Glass & Cement : Lime

♦ Activity: Lime production -

♦ Greenhouse gas: Carbon dioxide ( CO2 )

► Year 2010 —

● Greenhouse gas emission estimate —

Amount: 32,000 tonnes of CO2 Emitted (32,000 tonnes CO2 Eq.)
Basis: Compilation
Calculation: Emission data provided by Lime Producers of California
Reference: Lime Producers (2011). Personal communication between Karen Lutter of CA Air Resources Board and representatives of the Lime Producers of California, April 2011.

● Activity level used in calculations —

Activity: Lime production = 32,849,239,419 g (i.e. 32.85 thousand tonnes)
Basis: Data
Reference: Lime Producers (2011). Personal communication between Karen Lutter of CA Air Resources Board and representatives of the Lime Producers of California, April 2011.

● Parameters and Constants used in calculations —

Parameter: Not applicable

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

Amount: 0.974 g of CO2 per g
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