Limerick Plume Plotter
Limerick cement works plume
at 11:00 on Sun, 23 Jun 2024
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The map shows the (predicted) current state of pollution from the proposed cement works at Mungret.

The red line shows wind direction. Green rings show distance (km). Colours show concentration of oxides of nitrogen at ground level. Maximum: 46.1 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
Particulates PM10
Hydrogen chloride
Hydrogen flouride
Cadmium
Thallium
Mercury
Antimony
Arsenic
Lead
Chromium
Cobalt
Copper
Manganese
Nickel
Vanadium
Dioxins and furans

Oxides of nitrogen
Sulphur dioxide
Particulates PM10
Hydrogen chloride
Hydrogen flouride
Cadmium
Thallium
Mercury
Antimony
Arsenic
Lead
Chromium
Cobalt
Copper
Manganese
Nickel
Vanadium
Dioxins and furans

Concentration
per m3
Background
(annual mean)
Plume
Oxides of nitrogen4.6 µg46.1 µg(1001%)
Sulphur dioxide3.3 µg4.58 µg(139%)
Particulates PM1019.1 µg1.86 µg(10%)
Hydrogen chloride970 ng929 ng(96%)
Hydrogen flouride15.5 ng92.9 ng(599%)
Cadmium270 pg18.6 pg(7%)
Thallium590 pg4.58 ng(776%)
Mercury590 pg4.58 ng(776%)
Antimony4.16 ng597 pg(14%)
Arsenic590 pg1.46 ng(247%)
Lead1.63 ng6.64 ng(407%)
Chromium890 pg13.3 ng(1491%)
Cobalt590 pg265 pg(45%)
Copper590 pg4.31 ng(731%)
Manganese4.6 ng6.64 ng(144%)
Nickel590 pg8.63 ng(1462%)
Vanadium590 pg3.98 ng(675%)
Dioxins and furans6 fg9.29 fg(155%)
AmmoniaN/A4.58 µg
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Latest weather data
Wind 9.3 km/h (2.6 m/s) from 230°. Cloud cover: 8/10. Temp: 16°C. Pressure: 1019 mb. Data from Shannon airport at 11:00.