HOME
Search
Contact Us Site Map
 
Province Profile
See Pollution Reports for 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Alberta

List of Facilities
Pollution Ranking
Pollution Timeline
View Greenhouse Gas province info

Air Releases of Toxics of Carcinogens for Alberta in 2006 are
1,283,727 (kg)
National Ranking for Air Releases of Toxics of Carcinogens for AB in 2006 is
2
To see other pollution reports, please go to Pollution Ranking.

Please note:
  • 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 Percentage*
Combined Total 1,283,727 --
Toxics Total 1,283,727 --
Formaldehyde 507,164 39.51%
Benzene 279,467 21.77%
Acetaldehyde 225,148 17.54%
Ethylbenzene 183,346 14.28%
Dichloromethane 26,405 2.06%
Trichloroethylene 14,028 1.09%
Naphthalene 12,482 .97%
1,3-Butadiene 9,333 .73%
Hexachlorobenzene 5,635,706.0000 .44%
Nickel (and its compounds) 5,300 .41%
Ethylene oxide 5,114 .40%
1,2-Dichloroethane 3,980 .31%
Lead (and its compounds) 1,647 .13%
Mercury (and its compounds) 924 .07%
Vinyl chloride 810 .06%
Hexavalent chromium compounds 664 .05%
Cobalt (and its compounds) 621 .05%
Arsenic (and its compounds) 520 .04%
1,4-Dioxane 325 .03%
Cadmium (and its compounds) 258 .02%
Chloroform 136 .01%
1,1,2-Trichloroethane 109 --
Toluenediisocyanate (mixed isomers) 99 --
Chloroethane 57 --
Benzo(a)anthracene 38 --
Benzo(a)phenanthrene 37 --
1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane 21 --
Benzo(a)pyrene 11 --
Antimony (and its compounds) 9 --
Tetrachloroethylene 9 --
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 6 --
Carbon tetrachloride 5 --
Indeno(1,2,3-c,d)pyrene 5 --
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 4 --
Benzo(j)fluoranthene 3 --
Isoprene 2 --
Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene 1 --
Dibenz(a,j)acridine 1 --
Dibenzo(a,i)pyrene 1 --
7H-Dibenzo(c,g)carbazole 0 --
Dioxins and furans 2.5690 --
 
CACs Total 0 --

* Click on pollutant's name to see its health effect on external site

List of Facilities

Home | About Pollution Watch | Search Your Community | Pollution Rankings | Pollution Timelines | Pollution Overviews | Maps | Reports | Take Action | Environmental Laws | Media Centre | Resources Francaises

PollutionWatch is a collaborative project of Environmental Defence and Canadian Environmental Law Association.
CopyRight@PollutionWatch 2014. Hosted by corefusion.