Hirwaun Plume Plotter
Hirwaun incinerator plume
at 19:50 on Sun, 25 Feb 2024
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The map shows the (predicted) current state of pollution from the proposed incinerator at Fifth Avenue, Hirwaun Industrial Estate.

The red line shows wind direction. Green rings show distance (km). Colours show concentration of oxides of nitrogen at ground level. Maximum: 1.04 µg/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
TOC
Hydrogen chloride
Cadmium and Thallium
Mercury
Other metals
Ammonia
Dioxins and furans
PCBs
PAHs

Oxides of nitrogen
Sulphur dioxide
Carbon monoxide
Particulates
TOC
Hydrogen chloride
Cadmium and Thallium
Mercury
Other metals
Ammonia
Dioxins and furans
PCBs
PAHs

Concentration
per m3
Background
(annual mean)
Plume
Oxides of nitrogen6.16 µg1.04 µg(17%)
Sulphur dioxide2.79 µg260 ng(9%)
Carbon monoxide97.9 ng1.3 µg(1326%)
Particulates10.3 µg130 ng(1%)
TOC162 ng260 ng(161%)
Hydrogen chloride185 ng130 ng(70%)
Hydrogen flourideN/A26 ng
Cadmium and Thallium285 pg520 pg(182%)
Mercury21.7 pg520 pg(2395%)
Other metals25 ng7.78 ng(31%)
Ammonia1.24 µg13 ng(1%)
Dioxins and furans4.58 fg1.04 fg(23%)
PCBs22.2 pg1.55 fg(0%)
PAHs252 pg26 pg(10%)
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Latest weather data
Wind 20.8 mph (9.3 m/s) from 60°. Cloud cover: 10/10. Temp: 6°C. Pressure: 993 mb. Data from Cardiff airport at 19:50.