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Dioxin and furan emissions to air from secondary metallurgical processes in New Zealand: Volume one

Publication date:  April 2004
Publication reference number:  ME 508

This report estimates dioxin emissions from New Zealand foundry operations that melt and process scrap metals and alloys (eg, iron, aluminium, copper, tin, lead and zinc). Volume one is the emissions estimate report. Volume two comprises scientific test data.


This report represents work undertaken by Sinclair Knight Merz Limited for the New Zealand Ministry for the Environment. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information in this report is accurate. The Ministry for the Environment and Sinclair Knight Merz Limited do not accept any responsibility or liability whatsoever for any error of fact, omission, interpretation or opinion which may be represented in this report, however it may have occurred, nor for any consequences flowing from reliance on that information.