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What is EMISSION FACTOR

Measures quantity of pollutant thrown into the atmosphere or dumped in water. Measured as an average amount of a specific pollutant or material discharged in by a specific process, fuel, equipment, or source. Expressed as in number of pounds or kilograms of pollutant per ton or metric ton of the source material or fuel.

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