Table A14

Emission Factors for Polynuclear Organic Matter (POM) from Controlled Lignite Combustion (Emission Factor Rating: E)a

Firing Configuration Control Device Emission Factor

Pulverized-coal High efficiency, cold-side ESP 2.3

Pulverized-coal, dry bottom Multi-cyclone 1.8-18b

Pulverized-coal, dry bottom ESP 2.6b

Cyclone furnace ESP 0.11c-1.6b

Spreader stoker Multi-cyclone 15c aData from EPA, Compilation of Air Pollutant Emission Factors, AP-42, Fifth ed., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., January 1995. To convert from lb/1012 Btu to pg/J, multiply by 0.43. ESP, electrostatic precipitator. bPrimarily trimethyl propenyl naphthalene. cPrimarily biphenyl.

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