TABLE 7 Summary of Estimated U.S. Dry-Waste Streams, Excluding Water, 1988 (million metric tons)

Lost Mass

Dry Organic

Dry Inorganic

Emission to Air

Sector

Combustible

Noncombustible

Soil Overburden

Concentration Wastes

Process Wastes (ash, slag, etc.)

H2O

CO2

O2

CH4, VOC

N,S

Agriculture

+360a

25

1,500

-1,027

-1,002

-156

0.7

12(N)

+155b

+202

+213

+685

Food processing

?

?

66

6.8

(+19)c

(+29.4)c

(-21.3)c

Forestry, pulp, paper

4.9

18.1

-545

-368

-74

+314

+132

+206

Mining

9625d

600.6d

275.7e

140.7e

5,600f

47f

9.8

6-7g

57g

Petroleum refiningh

(76.5)c

(165)c

(-120)c

2.0



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