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Air Quality Assessment, Emissions Inventory and Source Apportionment Studies: Mumbai

Open burning of MSW is the largest air polluter in Mumbai among sources which do not contribute to the economy of the city. It is the second largest emitter of hydrocarbons (HC), and particulate matter (PM), fourth largest emitter of carbon monoxide (CO). It is the third largest source of PM, CO, and HC combined together. Up to 10% of MSW dumped in landfills and 2% of MSW left on the streets in subjected to open burning, which emits pollutants into the lower atmosphere, thereby increasing the risk of exposure.

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