Consett Plume Plotter
Consett incinerator plume
at 22:20 on Mon, 08 Aug 2022
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The map shows the (predicted) current state of pollution from the proposed incinerator at Hownsgill Industrial Estate.

The red line shows wind direction. Green rings show distance (km). Colours show concentration of oxides of nitrogen at ground level. Maximum: 974 ng/m3. This is the concentration at the location that is most polluted by the plume.

Breakdown of pollutants at most polluted location (green = background, red = added by plume):

Oxides of nitrogen
Sulphur dioxide
Carbon monoxide
Particulates
Hydrogen chloride
TOC
Ammonia
Cadmium and Thallium
PaHs
Dioxins and furans

Oxides of nitrogen
Sulphur dioxide
Carbon monoxide
Particulates
Hydrogen chloride
TOC
Ammonia
Cadmium and Thallium
PaHs
Dioxins and furans

Concentration
per m3
Background
(annual mean)
Plume
Oxides of nitrogen20 µg974 ng(5%)
Sulphur dioxide3.6 µg248 ng(7%)
Carbon monoxide257 µg410 ng(0%)
Particulates9.3 µg40.1 ng(0%)
Hydrogen chloride180 ng48.7 ng(27%)
TOC320 ng81.2 ng(25%)
Hydrogen flourideN/A7.69 ng
Ammonia560 ng81.2 ng(14%)
Cadmium and Thallium700 pg171 pg(24%)
MercuryN/A81.1 pg
Other metalsN/A2.39 ng
PaHs180 pg1.21 pg(1%)
Dioxins and furans11.7 fg0.487 fg(4%)
PCBsN/A0.648 fg
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Emissions:
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Latest weather data
Wind 6.9 mph (3.1 m/s) from 260°. Cloud cover: 0/10. Temp: 15°C. Pressure: 1028 mb. Data from Newcastle airport at 22:20.