Key Message

Total EU15 emissions of fine particulates have been reduced by 36% between 1990 and 2001. This is mainly due to reduction in emissions of the secondary particulate precursors SO2 and NOx, but also to reductions of primary PM10 from energy industries.

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European Environment Agency (EEA)
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