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EMISSION STANDARD

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French Equivalent: Norme d’émission

Definition:
An emission standard is the maximum amount of polluting discharge legally allowed from a single source, mobile or stationary.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 06, 2001