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The height of a factory chimney stack considered adequate for dispersal of emissions into the atmosphere that in combination with convection currents and prevailing winds is believed adequate to dilute toxic emissions to safe levels. The critical word is “adequate”: emissions can remain harmful to people, other living things, and the fabric of buildings, no matter how diluted and dispersed by air movement.

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