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Air Releases of Combined (Without VOC) of Carcinogens for Alberta in 2005 are
1,222,405 (kg)
National Ranking for Air Releases of Combined (Without VOC) of Carcinogens for AB in 2005 is
2
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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 1,222,405 --
Toxics Total 1,222,405 --
Formaldehyde 495,469 40.53%
Benzene 252,278 20.64%
Acetaldehyde 200,175 16.38%
Ethylbenzene 154,857 12.67%
Dichloromethane 41,174 3.37%
Naphthalene 20,656 1.69%
1,3-Butadiene 11,986 .98%
Trichloroethylene 11,002 .90%
Hexachlorobenzene 6,813,563.0000 .56%
Ethylene oxide 6,585 .54%
Vinyl chloride 6,558 .54%
Nickel (and its compounds) 5,218 .43%
1,2-Dichloroethane 3,979 .33%
Hexavalent chromium compounds 1,691 .14%
Lead (and its compounds) 1,392 .11%
Mercury (and its compounds) 978 .08%
Arsenic (and its compounds) 483 .04%
1,4-Dioxane 278 .02%
Cadmium (and its compounds) 260 .02%
Chloroform 118 --
Toluenediisocyanate (mixed isomers) 117 --
Benzo(a)anthracene 67 --
1,1,2-Trichloroethane 54 --
Chloroethane 50 --
Benzo(a)phenanthrene 36 --
Isoprene 30 --
Tetrachloroethylene 24 --
1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane 23 --
Benzo(a)pyrene 21 --
Carbon tetrachloride 12 --
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 5 --
Indeno(1,2,3-CD)pyrene 5 --
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 4 --
Benzo(j)fluoranthene 2 --
Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene 1 --
Hexachloroethane 1 --
Dibenzo(a,i)pyrene 1 --
Dibenz(a,j)acridine 1 --
7H-Dibenzo(c,g)carbazole 0 --
Dioxins and furans 2.7490 --
 
CACs Total 0 --

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