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Particle emissions estimate revised upwards

Norway's estimated fine particle emissions jumped 25% on Wednesday. National statistics office SSB said it had added new emission sources in its statistics, including industrial process emissions, straw-burning, house fires, brake pads and tyres, building sites and sand pits. Wood-burning stoves and fireplaces are still by far the biggest source, accounting for 60% of a total 64,400 tonnes in 2001. Emissions from this source have risen 6%, probably in response to high electricity prices. Despite this, national particulate emissions are put at 8% lower in 2001 than in 1990. See press release.

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