sources of copper air emissions epa
United States Environmental Protection Agency Air and Energy Engineering Research Laboratory Research Triangle Park NC 27711 Research and Development EPA/600/S2-85/046 June 1985 ERA Project Summary Sources of Copper Air Emissions George E. Weant A study was conducted to update estimates of atmospheric emissions of copper and copper compounds in the U.S. Source For almost 100 years, Zambia has been highly dependent on copper and the mining industry, and the country is living proof that progress leaves its mark on both the environment and peoples health. Land degradation. Increased deforestation. Water and air pollution from particles of sulphuric acid, which severely affect those residing near mines.