Definition of 1B Fugitive Emissions from Fuels Source Category
Fugitive emissions are intentional or unintentional releases of gases from anthropogenic activities. In particular, they may arise from the production, processing, transmission, storage and use of fuels, and include emissions from combustion only where it does not support a productive activity (e.g., flaring of natural gases at oil and gas production facilities). Evaporative emissions from vehicles are included under Road Transport as Subsection 1 A 3 b v.
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