Emission estimate guide for primary aluminum producers: chapter 9
9. Estimating releases to land
This section presents the appropriate methodology for estimating emissions to land.
9.1 Spills and accidental leaks
9.1.1 Process description
Any accidental release that may have occurred in the facility. The difference between a leak and a spill has to do with the duration of the event: a spill extends over a period ranging from a few hours to a few days, whereas a leak lasts a few days to a few months.
All substances used on the site that can be released accidentally or substances that may leak.
9.1.3 Release calculations
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