U.S. emissions of air pollutants by compound 2015-2050

This statistic displays the emissions of air pollutants in the United States from 2015 to 2050, broken down by compound. In 2015, around 7.26 million metric tons of sulfur dioxide (SO2) were emitted in the U.S. This figure is expected to decrease by 2050 to some two million metric tons of SO2.

Air pollutant emissions in the United States from 2015 to 2050, by compound

Sulfur dioxide (SO2)Nitrogen oxides (NOx)AmmoniaVolatile organic compounds (VOCs)Black carbonOrganic particulatesCarbon monoxide
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Release date

March 2019


United States

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