Distribution of dioxin emissions in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom

Distribution of emissions in 1995 (%)
France 1 Germany 2 United Kingdom 2
Waste incineration plants*46.0010.087.0
Industrial combustion2.635.55.8
Steel and metallurgy industries51.2083.07.0
Motor traffic0.171.50.2

1, ADEME, 1996; 2, United Nations Environment Program, 1999; *, household and industrial waste.

From: Dioxins in the environment: What are the health risks?

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