Last reviewed on 10-02-2020

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

♦ Category: Waste

IPCC: 4D2 - Wastewater Treatment and Discharge - Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Discharge
Sector: Industrial : Manufacturing : Wastewater Treatment : Fugitives

♦ Activity: Fugitive emissions -

♦ Greenhouse gas: Methane ( CH4 )

► Year 2012 —

● Greenhouse gas emission estimate —

Amount: 5.18 tonnes of CH4 Emitted (129.61 tonnes CO2 Eq.)
Basis: Compilation
Calculation: Speciation of Total Organic Gases (TOG) data into CH4
Reference: ARB (2015). California Emission Inventory Development and Reporting System Database (CEIDARS). CA Air Resources Board Staff queried CEIDARS for Total Organic Gases (TOG) emissions, and then speciated the results. California Air Resources Board. December 2015. #/ei/general.htm

● Activity level used in calculations —

Basis: None
Reference: Not Applicable.

● Parameters and Constants used in calculations —

Parameter: Not applicable
Constant: Global warming potential of CH4 = 25
Reference: IPCC (2007). Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Solomon S., Qin D., Manning M., Chen Z., Marquis M., Averyt K.B., Tignor M., and Miller H.L. (eds.). #

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

Amount: Not Applicable