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Table 2 Description of pollution released by industrial plants in Spain (2001), by pollutant group.

From: Description of industrial pollution in Spain

AIR POLLUTION
  TOTAL SPAIN REGION WITH HIGHEST VALUE
  Emission (Mt/year) Region Emission (Mt/year) %
Group 1: Environmental themes 157,585,773 Asturias 24,103,456 (15%)
Group 2: Metals and compounds 1,048 Basque Country 496 (47%)
Group 3: Chlorinated organic substances 240 Basque Country 77 (32%)
Group 4: Other organic compounds 218 Andalusia 109 (50%)
Group 5: Other compounds 47,887 Castile & Leon 11,560 (24%)
WATER POLLUTION (DIRECT)
  TOTAL SPAIN REGION WITH HIGHEST VALUE
  Emission (Mt/year) Region Emission (Mt/year) %
Group 1: Environmental themes 5,790 Andalusia 1,925 (33%)
Group 2: Metals and compounds 167 Cantabria 99 (59%)
Group 3: Chlorinated organic substances 320 Andalusia 101 (31%)
Group 4: Other organic compounds 31,470 Cantabria 11,930 (37%)
Group 5: Other compounds 7,696,422 Basque Country 6,517,962 (85%)
WATER POLLUTION (INDIRECT)
  TOTAL SPAIN REGION WITH HIGHEST VALUE
  Emission (Mt/year) Region Emission (Mt/year) %
Group 1: Environmental themes 8,458 Andalusia 7,257 (86%)
Group 2: Metals and compounds 38 Basque Country 20 (53%)
Group 3: Chlorinated organic substances 87 Basque Country 72 (82%)
Group 4: Other organic compounds 53,348 Andalusia 37,558 (70%)
Group 5: Other compounds 366,784 Andalusia 312,204 (85%)