U.S. wastewater treatment's CH4 emissions 1990-2017

Methane emissions for domestic and industrial wastewater treatment in the U.S. from 1990 to 2017 (in million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent)

by T. Wang, last edited May 3, 2019
U.S. wastewater treatment's CH4 emissions 1990-2017 This statistic displays the methane (CH4) emissions for domestic and industrial wastewater treatment in the United States between 1990 and 2017. In 2017, industrial CH4 emissions reached 5.7 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent. CH4 is largely generated in wastewater treatment through the degradable organic material within wastewater.
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Methane emissions for domestic and industrial wastewater treatment in the U.S. from 1990 to 2017 (in million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent)

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DomesticIndustrial*
20178.55.7
20168.65.6
201595.5
20148.95.4
20138.85.5
20129.35.8
2005105.4
199010.44.9
DomesticIndustrial*
20178.55.7
20168.65.6
201595.5
20148.95.4
20138.85.5
20129.35.8
2005105.4
199010.44.9
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by T. Wang, last edited May 3, 2019
This statistic displays the methane (CH4) emissions for domestic and industrial wastewater treatment in the United States between 1990 and 2017. In 2017, industrial CH4 emissions reached 5.7 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent. CH4 is largely generated in wastewater treatment through the degradable organic material within wastewater.
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