Articles | Volume 19, issue 18
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 11701–11719, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-11701-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 11701–11719, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-11701-2019

Research article 20 Sep 2019

Research article | 20 Sep 2019

Evolution of anthropogenic air pollutant emissions in Guangdong Province, China, from 2006 to 2015

Yahui Bian et al.

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AR by Yahui Bian on behalf of the Authors (16 Aug 2019)  Author's response    Manuscript
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During 2006–2015, emissions of SO2, NOx, PM2.5 and PM10 saw an obvious downtrend. However, most emissions still have large reduction potential. On-road mobile sources and solvent use are the two key sources that should receive more effective control measures in GD. Also, controls measures on VOC and NH3 should be weighted since they still increased in 2006–2015. Since most control measures focused on PRD rather than non-PRD in GD, emissions in non-PRD were increasingly important.
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