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The inconvenient truth of nitrous oxide emissions from wastewater treatment


By Jeremy Kraemer, David London and David de Haas

Nitrous oxide has a global warming potential of 298 times that of carbon dioxide and is emitted by all secondary wastewater treatment plants. However, current understanding suggests it is unlikely that the wastewater industry can reach zero N2O emissions.

Read the full article in ES&E Magazine’s August 2022 issue:

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