Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Industrial sectors.

From: Study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma mortality associated with industrial pollution in Spain, using Poisson models

   No. towns with installations at x metres
  Industrial sector Total No. factories 2000 1500 1000 Population exposed at <2000 m
1 Combustion installations > 50 MW 59 24 13 6 1,034,398
2 Mineral oil and gas refineries 10 3 3 1 9,520
3 Metal industry and metal ore roasting or sintering installations, Installations for the production of ferrous and non-ferrous metals 68 52 35 22 113,953
4 Installations for the production of cement clinker (>500 t/d), lime (>50 t/d), glass (>20 t/d), mineral substances (>20 t/d) or ceramic products (>75 t/d) 55 79 49 27 665,785
5 Basic organic chemicals 37 18 8 3 284,852
6 Basic inorganic chemicals or fertilisers 25 5 3 1 169,963
7 Pharmaceutical products 8 4 2 1 216,590
8 Installations for the disposal or recovery of hazardous waste (>10 t/d) or municipal waste (>3 t/h) 8 4 0 0 62,853
9 Installations for the disposal of nonhazardous waste (>50 t/d) and landfills (>10 t/d) 43 15 4 1 146,811
10 Industrial plants for pulp from timber or other fibrous materials and paper or board production (>20 t/d) 18 13 6 3 725,225
11 Slaughterhouses (>50 t/d), plants for the production of milk (>200 t/d), other animal raw materials (>75 t/d) or vegetable raw materials (>300 t/d) 12 14 9 4 208,227
12 Installations for surface treatment or products using organic solvents (>200 t/y) 12 13 6 2 418,749
  1. Number of towns with installations at distances of 2000, 1500, 1000 and 500 metres from the municipal centroid, by type of industry. Population exposed to emissions from each industrial sector at a distance of 2000 metres.