Emissions, emissions declaration

.... are air contamination, noises. Light, heat, rays, vibrations or similar phenomena released by an operation or products into the environment. Therefore solvent vapours or dust, for example, discharged into the atmosphere via chimneys or exhaust pipes are referred to as emissions. The operator of a plant requiring approval produce an emissions declaration regarding the type, amount and the distribution by area and period of the air contaminants

(11. Emissions Control Regulations (BlmSchV) for Germany, components of the Swiss Clean Air Regulations (LRV) for Switzerland, components of the Coating System Regulations for Austria)