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Table 1 MSW plant emissions of Total Suspended Particulates (TSP), Mercury (Hg), Cadmium (Cd), and Dioxins (PCDD+PCDF) in 1994/1996 and in 2008.

From: Mortality and morbidity among people living close to incinerators: a cohort study based on dispersion modeling for exposure assessment

Period Unit of measurement 1994-1996 2008 ratio
TSP mg/Nm3 4.6 0.991 0.214
Hg μg/Nm3 23.2 0.476 0.020
Cd* μg/Nm3 21.0 0.422 0.020
PCDD+PCDF** ng/Nm3 128.7 0.018 0.0001
  1. * Cd only in 1994-96, Cd+Tl in 2008
  2. ** Total dioxins in 1994-96, TEQ dioxins in 2008