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Land Releases (Off-site) for British Columbia in 2001 are
1,063,066 (kg)
National Ranking for Land Releases (Off-site) for BC in 2001 is
6
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 * Total Amount Percentage*
Zinc (and its compounds) 302,360 28.44%
Copper (and its compounds) 242,895 22.85%
Manganese (and its compounds) 234,641 22.07%
Lead (and its compounds) 146,365 13.77%
Asbestos (friable form) 77,300 7.27%
Chromium (and its compounds) 21,977 2.07%
Mercury (and its compounds) 8,130 .76%
Benzo(a)phenanthrene 7,071 .67%
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 3,174 .30%
Phenanthrene 2,693 .25%
Pyrene 2,249 .21%
Fluoranthene 1,608 .15%
Benzo(e)pyrene 1,526 .14%
Benzo(a)pyrene 1,501 .14%
Arsenic (and its compounds) 1,394 .13%
Hydrogen sulphide 1,370 .13%
Perylene 1,226 .12%
Benzo(a)anthracene 1,172 .11%
Indeno(1,2,3-CD)pyrene 1,145 .11%
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene 1,067 .10%
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 984 .09%
Formaldehyde 707 .07%
Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene 332 .03%
Ethylene glycol 147 .01%
Benzo(j)fluoranthene 7 --
Xylene (mixed isomers) 7 --
Ammonia (Total) 6 --
Antimony (and its compounds) 3 --
Anthracene 2 --
Toluene 2 --
Nitrate ion in solution at pH >= 6.0 1 --
Phenol (and its salts) 1 --
Naphthalene 1 --
Ethylbenzene 1 --
Hexachlorobenzene 229.4240 --
Dioxins and furans 95.5970 --
7H-Dibenzo(c,g)carbazole 0 --

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

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