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Total Reported Releases On- and Off-site with Combined Air Release (Adjusted) for British Columbia in 2003 are
447,012,265 (kg)
National Ranking for Total Reported Releases On- and Off-site with Combined Air Release (Adjusted) for BC in 2003 is
4
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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 Water Release Land Release (on & off-site) Underground Injection (on & off-site) Total Release Adjusted Total Release Percentage*
Combined Total 341,286,347 16,400,228 5,572,279 83,754,243 447,037,063 447,012,265 --
Toxics Total 14,663,998 16,400,228 5,572,279 83,754,243 120,414,714 120,389,916 --
Hydrogen sulphide 948,993 17,873 0 83,339,435 84,307,498 84,307,498 18.86%
Ammonia (Total) 989,306 11,863,117 90,193 0 12,942,747 12,942,747 2.90%
Methanol 6,019,567 43,527 1,652 333,670 6,400,267 6,394,387 1.43%
Phosphorus (total) 9,342 2,399,760 1,178,436 0 3,588,346 3,588,346 .80%
Zinc (and its compounds) 155,146 64,400 1,849,400 0 2,069,383 2,069,383 .46%
Hydrochloric acid 1,814,062 0 3 0 1,814,166 1,814,166 .41%
Manganese (and its compounds) 15,014 396,252 1,202,646 0 1,614,834 1,614,834 .36%
Nitrate ion in solution at pH >= 6.0 0 1,530,109 1 0 1,530,110 1,530,110 .34%
Carbon disulphide 1,314,004 0 0 0 1,314,004 1,314,004 .29%
Styrene 653,126 0 0 0 653,475 653,475 .15%
Copper (and its compounds) 5,040 34,530 423,978 0 463,858 463,858 .10%
Hydrogen fluoride 449,167 0 0 0 449,167 449,167 .10%
Asbestos (friable form) 0 0 434,046 0 434,046 434,046 .10%
Formaldehyde 354,019 13,308 6 0 367,692 367,692 .08%
Toluene 251,589 32 57 581 254,129 254,129 .06%
Acetaldehyde 242,770 10,438 3 0 253,211 253,211 .06%
Carbonyl sulphide 247,000 0 0 0 247,000 247,000 .06%
Lead (and its compounds) 5,954 4,564 233,968 0 244,486 225,568 .05%
Methyl ethyl ketone 172,423 116 0 0 173,569 173,569 .04%
Sulphuric acid 139,312 0 1,000 10,710 151,049 151,049 .03%
Chlorine dioxide 148,918 0 0 0 149,728 149,728 .03%
Xylene (all isomers) 112,491 1 108 0 114,486 114,486 .03%
Isopropyl alcohol 96,232 0 17 0 97,926 97,926 .02%
Phenanthrene 94,576 93 1,597 0 96,266 96,266 .02%
Dichloromethane 73,788 510 0 0 74,298 74,298 .02%
Chromium (and its compounds) 227 2 46,764 0 47,596 47,596 .01%
N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone 45,400 0 0 0 45,400 45,400 .01%
Ethylene glycol 62 140 12,708 25,100 38,053 38,053 --
n-Hexane 37,027 0 0 3 37,911 37,911 --
Phenol (and its salts) 30,853 5,371 0 0 36,252 36,252 --
Fluoranthene 27,449 63 1,611 0 29,122 29,122 --
Methyl isobutyl ketone 28,848 10 0 0 28,858 28,858 --
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 1,004 0 0 26,786 28,826 28,826 --
Mercury (and its compounds) 303 49 27,437 0 27,789 27,789 --
Chloromethane 27,602 0 0 0 27,602 27,602 --
Antimony (and its compounds) 659 9,162 17,223 0 27,044 27,044 --
Diethanolamine (and its salts) 4,204 0 0 16,380 20,584 20,584 --
Pyrene 17,770 52 1,372 0 19,193 19,193 --
Benzene 17,521 12 0 0 18,951 18,951 --
Ethylbenzene 12,586 4 110 0 14,063 14,063 --
Chlorine 8,795 438 2,784 370 12,775 12,775 --
Cobalt (and its compounds) 12 0 11,488 0 11,500 11,500 --
Benzo(a)phenanthrene 5,445 20 5,564 0 11,029 11,029 --
Trichloroethylene 6,000 0 4,800 0 10,800 10,800 --
Triethylamine 10,060 0 0 0 10,060 10,060 --
n-Butyl alcohol 9,223 0 0 0 9,873 9,873 --
Arsenic (and its compounds) 1,061 2,937 4,137 0 8,134 8,134 --
Cyclohexane 5,940 0 0 0 7,315 7,315 --
Cresol (mixed isomers and their salts) 7,122 0 1 0 7,123 7,123 --
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 4,282 25 2,482 0 6,789 6,789 --
1,3-Butadiene 6,110 0 0 0 6,112 6,112 --
i-Butyl alcohol 5,393 0 0 0 5,813 5,813 --
Methylenebis(phenylisocyanate) 5,710 0 33 0 5,743 5,743 --
Cadmium (and its compounds) 253 700 3,473 0 4,426 4,426 --
Propylene 4,213 0 0 0 4,213 4,213 --
Nickel (and its compounds) 247 0 3,062 0 3,920 3,920 --
Benzo(e)pyrene 2,320 8 1,162 0 3,490 3,490 --
Benzo(a)anthracene 2,506 12 904 0 3,422 3,422 --
Sodium nitrite 0 1,287 0 1,088 2,375 2,375 --
Benzo(a)pyrene 1,174 11 1,186 0 2,371 2,371 --
Ethylene 2,304 0 0 0 2,304 2,304 --
Hexavalent chromium compounds 157 281 1,711 0 2,149 2,149 --
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 1,285 4 769 0 2,058 2,058 --
Indeno(1,2,3-CD)pyrene 996 14 893 0 1,904 1,904 --
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene 1,049 15 793 0 1,857 1,857 --
Sulphur hexafluoride 1,609 0 0 0 1,609 1,609 --
Perylene 471 5 923 0 1,399 1,399 --
Aluminum (fume or dust) 1,380 0 0 0 1,380 1,380 --
Vanadium (except when in an alloy) and its compounds 1,008 0 87 0 1,097 1,097 --
Phthalic anhydride 16 0 1,060 0 1,096 1,096 --
1,2-Dichloroethane 859 65 0 0 924 924 --
CFC-12 792 0 0 0 792 792 --
tert-Butyl alcohol 0 0 0 0 790 790 --
HCFC-22 0 696 0 0 696 696 --
Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene 378 7 263 0 648 648 --
Propionaldehyde 596 0 0 0 596 596 --
Acrolein 538 0 0 0 538 538 --
1,1,2-Trichloroethane 500 0 0 0 500 500 --
Molybdenum trioxide 0 0 230 0 329 329 --
Naphthalene 155 0 4 0 274 274 --
Chloroform 200 0 0 0 200 200 --
Silver (and its compounds) 30 15 0 0 200 200 --
Calcium fluoride 0 60 0 120 180 180 --
sec-Butyl alcohol 150 0 0 0 150 150 --
Dicyclopentadiene 0 0 0 0 148 148 --
Cyanides (ionic) 0 133 0 0 133 133 --
Vinyl acetate 84 0 0 0 84 84 --
Cumene 49 0 0 0 49 49 --
Polymeric diphenylmethane diisocyanate 0 0 46 0 46 46 --
Biphenyl 46 0 0 0 46 46 --
Nitric acid 45 0 0 0 45 45 --
2-Butoxyethanol 43 0 0 0 43 43 --
Octylphenol and its ethoxylates 0 0 25 0 31 31 --
Maleic anhydride 0 0 0 0 28 28 --
Hexachloroethane 0 0 25 0 25 25 --
Nonylphenol and its ethoxylates 0 0 18 0 22 22 --
Methyl methacrylate 8 0 0 0 18 18 --
Hexachlorobenzene 11,537.6730 .0000 1,199.8850 .0000 12,737.5580 12,737.5580 --
PAHs, total Schedule 1, Part 2 0 0 11 0 11 11 --
Tetrachloroethylene 6 0 1 0 7 7 --
Butyl acrylate 6 0 0 0 6 6 --
Benzo(j)fluoranthene 1 0 4 0 5 5 --
p,p'-Isopropylidenediphenol 0 0 0 0 5 5 --
Toluenediisocyanate (mixed isomers) 5 0 0 0 5 5 --
Anthracene 0 0 2 0 2 2 --
Selenium (and its compounds) 2 0 0 0 2 2 --
Dibenzo(a,i)pyrene 0 0 1 0 1 1 --
Phosphorus (yellow or white) 0 0 0 0 1 1 --
Dibenz(a,j)acridine 0 0 0 0 0 0 --
7H-Dibenzo(c,g)carbazole 0 0 0 0 0 0 --
Dioxins and furans 5.6990 .1190 110.8210 .0000 116.6390 116.6390 --
Tetraethyl lead 0 0 0 0 0 0 --
 
CACs Total 351,167,994 0 0 0 351,167,994 351,167,994 --
Carbon monoxide 140,014,256 0 0 0 140,014,256 140,014,256 31.32%
Oxides of nitrogen 93,454,305 0 0 0 93,454,305 93,454,305 20.91%
Sulphur dioxide 65,272,819 0 0 0 65,272,819 65,272,819 14.60%
PM - Total Particulate Matter 27,880,969 0 0 0 27,880,969 27,880,969 6.24%
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) 24,545,645 0 0 0 24,545,645 24,545,645 --
PM10 - Particulate Matter <=is 10 Microns 14,204,847 0 0 0 14,204,847 14,204,847 --
PM2.5 - Particulate Matter <= 2.5 Microns 8,965,817 0 0 0 8,965,817 8,965,817 --

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