The Declaration of Greenhouse Gases as Priority Air Pollutants should be read in conjunction with the National Pollution Prevention Plans Regulations, which prescribes the submission of a pollution prevention plan to government based on certain criteria. As per the regulations, if a company/person performing any of the production processes as listed in Annexure A emits an excess of 0.1 megatonnes annually of the priority air pollutants, they are required to submit a pollution prevention plan for approval by the government. However, the priority pollutants are not specified. This Declaration aims to specify the priority air pollutants, and they are as follows: Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Methane (CH4), Nitrous Oxide (N2O), Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), Perfluorocarbons (PFCs) and Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6).
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