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Kitimat Works
1 Smeltersite Road, Box 1800
Kitimat, BC, V8C 2H2
Alcan Inc

Total Reported Releases On- and Off-site with Combined Air Release by Kitimat Works in 2000 are
736,704 (kg)
National Ranking for Total Reported Releases On- and Off-site with Combined Air Release by Kitimat Works in 2000 is
86
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Please note:
  • PollutionWatch classifies releases, disposals and transfers differently than Environmental Canada's NPRI program. These varying method of presentation will yield different perspectives on the data. Please see Understanding the Data for a more detailed discussion.
  • The units of measurement for data presented below are in kilograms (kg), excluding hexachlorobenzene which is measured in grams (g) and dioxins/furans which are measured in grams (g) TEQ.
  • Recycling data is not included in total releases or transfers data. To obtain recycling data, please go to Who is Polluting? or Pollution Rankings.

 

Breakdown by Pollutants:
(NOTE: Click on the column total number for a detailed look at the data.)


Pollutant * Air Release Water Release Land Release (on & off-site) Underground Injection (on & off-site) Total Release Percentage*
Combined Total 695,630 0 41,074 0 736,704 --
Toxics Total 695,630 0 41,074 0 736,704 --
Hydrogen fluoride 535,331 0 0 0 535,331 72.67%
Phenanthrene 58,837 0 2,946 0 61,783 8.39%
Hydrochloric acid 46,580 0 0 0 46,580 6.32%
Fluoranthene 19,610 0 6,157 0 25,766 3.50%
Pyrene 13,134 0 5,362 0 18,496 2.51%
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 4,153 0 6,255 0 10,408 1.41%
Chlorine 7,760 0 0 0 7,760 1.05%
Benzo(a)anthracene 2,786 0 3,002 0 5,788 .79%
Benzo(a)pyrene 1,515 0 4,007 0 5,522 .75%
Benzo(e)pyrene 2,115 0 3,045 0 5,160 .70%
Indeno(1,2,3-CD)pyrene 984 0 3,325 0 4,310 .58%
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene 993 0 3,150 0 4,143 .56%
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 1,224 0 2,010 0 3,233 .44%
Perylene 355 0 971 0 1,326 .18%
Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene 254 0 844 0 1,098 .15%
 
CACs Total 0 0 0 0 0 --

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