Presentation on theme: "Declaration Process of Atmospheric Emissions Walter Folch. Dept. of Environmental Health."— Presentation transcript:
Declaration Process of Atmospheric Emissions Walter Folch. Dept. of Environmental Health
Background The obligation of fixed sources to submit records for health sector about emissions, to estimate these, is contained in regulation D.S. N°138/05. At this first stage, only one specific group of activities or equipment is required to submit information.
The declaration process began in 2006 and will take place annually. The data submitted corresponds to the operation during the year preceding the year the declaration was made. The process of collecting information is through an electronic file generated by a specific program.
Objectives Establish baselines for emissions at regional level. Update emissions inventories. Seek information to generate future emission regulations to allow a more preventive management of air quality; therefore, the information should be traceable, consistent and appropriate.
How to make a declaration Facilities need to download, from the site www.retc.cl, the client program that will allow them to submit background information www.retc.cl At least 3 forms in the program should be completed. A report should be generated, which is submitted to the health authority.
Category or equipmentYear 2005 (%) Year 2006 (%) Industrial boilers32.431.2 Generators19.324.6 Heating boilers8.412 Primary production of Cu5.64.5 Production of concrete4.03.5 Manufacturing of chemical products3.82.3 Iron and steel products2.92.3 Manufacturing of wood and furniture2.51.6 78.982 Number of sources according to category Number of sources >8000
Category or equipment% Heating boilers41.5 Bakeries17.9 Generators15.6 Industrial boilers10.3 Iron and steel products3.0 88.3 Metropolitan Region Total sources in Metropolitan Region 8,340