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Air Releases of Combined (Without VOC) of Carcinogens for Alberta in 2001 are
1,108,302 (kg)
National Ranking for Air Releases of Combined (Without VOC) of Carcinogens for AB in 2001 is
3
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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 1,108,302 --
Toxics Total 1,108,302 --
Formaldehyde 341,147 30.78%
Benzene 302,992 27.34%
Dichloromethane 283,560 25.59%
Acetaldehyde 110,916 10.01%
1,3-Butadiene 19,465 1.76%
Naphthalene 13,016 1.17%
1,2-Dichloroethane 11,765 1.06%
Ethylene oxide 10,755 .97%
Vinyl chloride 6,000 .54%
Nickel (and its compounds) 4,157 .38%
Chloroethane 1,508 .14%
Mercury (and its compounds) 802 .07%
Lead (and its compounds) 729 .07%
Tetrachloroethylene 415 .04%
1,4-Dioxane 262 .02%
Chloroform 240 .02%
Arsenic (and its compounds) 166 .01%
1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane 110 --
1,1,2-Trichloroethane 82 --
Carbon tetrachloride 78 --
Toluenediisocyanate (mixed isomers) 58 --
Benzo(a)phenanthrene 16 --
Trichloroethylene 14 --
Hexachlorobenzene 9,433.1760 --
Benzo(a)anthracene 6 --
Indeno(1,2,3-CD)pyrene 6 --
Catechol 5 --
Isoprene 4 --
Benzo(a)pyrene 4 --
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 4 --
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 3 --
Hexachloroethane 3 --
Benzo(j)fluoranthene 2 --
Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene 2 --
Dibenz(a,j)acridine 1 --
Dibenzo(a,i)pyrene 0 --
7H-Dibenzo(c,g)carbazole 0 --
Dioxins and furans 2.9420 --
 
CACs Total 0 --

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