Definitions for "Fugitive emissions"
Material released into the air from sources other than industrial vents and stacks ( e.g., windblown dust).
Air pollutants released to the air other than those from stacks or vents; typically small releases from leaks in plant equipment such as valves, pump seals, flanges, sampling connections, etc.
Air pollution derived from human activities that do not emanate from a particular point, such as an exhaust pipe or stack. Roadway dust and VOCs from refinery valves are examples of fugitive emissions.
Continuous low rate losses from system elements