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On-site Releases with Combined Air Release for British Columbia in 2005 are
513,260,064 (kg)
National Ranking for On-site Releases with Combined Air Release for BC in 2005 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-site) Underground Injection (on-site) Total On-site Release Percentage*
Combined Total 422,000,672 16,049,132 1,442,653 73,767,606 513,260,064 --
Toxics Total 13,857,831 16,049,132 1,442,653 73,767,606 105,117,223 --
Hydrogen sulphide 583,473 14,221 0 73,588,931 74,186,625 14.45%
Ammonia (Total) 2,091,932 11,928,811 36,681 0 14,057,424 2.74%
Methanol 4,707,452 63,175 5,231 147,619 4,923,477 .96%
Phosphorus (total) 8,458 2,448,624 487,848 0 2,944,930 .57%
Hydrochloric acid 1,745,310 0 0 0 1,745,310 .34%
Manganese (and its compounds) 15,906 404,021 779,103 0 1,199,030 .23%
Carbon disulphide 1,144,459 0 0 0 1,144,459 .22%
Nitrate ion in solution at pH >= 6.0 6,880 1,089,489 213 0 1,096,582 .21%
Styrene 745,503 0 0 0 745,503 .15%
Acetaldehyde 440,941 8,570 0 0 449,511 .09%
Hydrogen fluoride 398,261 0 0 0 398,261 .08%
Carbonyl sulphide 268,415 0 0 0 268,415 .05%
Zinc (and its compounds) 108,723 39,377 107,983 0 256,083 .05%
Formaldehyde 206,590 11,742 0 0 218,332 .04%
Toluene 212,350 22 4 3,209 215,585 .04%
Chlorine dioxide 180,226 0 0 0 180,226 .04%
Sulphuric acid 175,027 0 0 0 175,027 .03%
Xylene (all isomers) 124,960 36 3 0 124,999 .02%
Methyl ethyl ketone 118,164 0 0 0 118,164 .02%
Isopropyl alcohol 95,276 0 0 0 95,276 .02%
Phenanthrene 73,075 66 42 0 73,183 .01%
Chloromethane 41,546 0 0 0 41,546 --
Ethylene 38,228 0 0 0 38,228 --
Phenol (and its salts) 35,293 52 0 0 35,345 --
Copper (and its compounds) 10,397 21,057 1 0 31,455 --
Fluoranthene 30,336 32 13 0 30,381 --
n-Hexane 26,960 184 2,743 0 29,887 --
Benzene 27,664 13 0 0 27,677 --
Ethylene glycol 890 137 9,354 12,221 22,602 --
Cyclohexane 22,137 0 0 0 22,137 --
Pyrene 20,595 37 12 0 20,644 --
Cresol (mixed isomers and their salts) 17,326 18 0 0 17,344 --
Dichloromethane 17,328 0 0 0 17,328 --
Lead (and its compounds) 4,541 4,045 8,368 0 16,954 --
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 1,202 0 0 15,056 16,258 --
HCFC-141b 14,050 0 0 0 14,050 --
Acrolein 13,145 0 0 0 13,145 --
N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone 12,411 0 0 0 12,411 --
Ethylbenzene 10,053 2 0 0 10,055 --
Methyl isobutyl ketone 8,791 0 0 0 8,791 --
Benzo(a)phenanthrene 8,402 0 1 0 8,403 --
Antimony (and its compounds) 286 6,630 0 0 6,916 --
Chlorine 3,743 902 1,213 440 6,298 --
Methylenebis(phenylisocyanate) 6,257 0 0 0 6,257 --
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 5,153 13 7 0 5,173 --
Arsenic (and its compounds) 938 2,762 1,098 0 4,798 --
n-Butyl alcohol 4,222 0 0 0 4,222 --
Benzo(a)anthracene 3,804 8 3 0 3,814 --
Nonylphenol and its ethoxylates 0 2,814 0 0 2,814 --
Benzo(e)pyrene 2,512 10 1 0 2,523 --
Benzo(a)pyrene 1,791 8 2 0 1,801 --
Cadmium (and its compounds) 303 558 865 0 1,726 --
Propylene 1,671 0 0 0 1,671 --
i-Butyl alcohol 1,662 0 0 0 1,662 --
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 1,587 4 3 0 1,594 --
Hexavalent chromium compounds 176 482 871 0 1,529 --
Aluminum (fume or dust) 1,520 0 0 0 1,520 --
Trichloroethylene 1,300 0 0 0 1,300 --
Indeno(1,2,3-CD)pyrene 1,202 11 1 0 1,214 --
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene 1,186 20 2 0 1,208 --
Chromium (and its compounds) 233 51 801 0 1,085 --
Hexachlorobenzene 993,698.0000 .0000 66,024.0000 .0000 1,059,722.0000 --
Sulphur hexafluoride 964 0 0 0 964 --
Sodium nitrite 0 828 0 0 828 --
1,2-Dichloroethane 718 62 0 0 780 --
Aluminum oxide (fibrous forms) 542 38 0 0 580 --
Perylene 500 18 0 0 519 --
CFC-114 340 0 0 0 340 --
Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene 331 6 2 0 339 --
Mercury (and its compounds) 202 54 1 0 256 --
HCFC-22 232 0 0 0 232 --
Vinyl acetate 192 0 0 0 192 --
Sodium fluoride 0 0 60 130 190 --
Molybdenum trioxide 120 0 0 0 120 --
Propionaldehyde 115 0 0 0 115 --
Cyanides (ionic) 0 108 0 0 108 --
Naphthalene 69 0 0 0 69 --
Diethanolamine (and its salts) 0 0 50 0 50 --
1,1,2-Trichloroethane 40 0 0 0 40 --
Nitric acid 38 0 0 0 38 --
Biphenyl 37 0 0 0 37 --
Methyl methacrylate 36 0 0 0 36 --
2-Butoxyethanol 35 0 1 0 36 --
Cumene 28 0 0 0 28 --
Silver (and its compounds) 20 2 0 0 22 --
Butyl acrylate 16 0 0 0 16 --
Nickel (and its compounds) 0 15 0 0 15 --
Phthalic anhydride 14 0 0 0 14 --
1,3-Butadiene 13 0 0 0 13 --
Cobalt (and its compounds) 8 0 0 0 8 --
Benzo(j)fluoranthene 2 0 3 0 5 --
Toluenediisocyanate (mixed isomers) 4 0 0 0 4 --
Dibenzo(a,i)pyrene 0 0 0 0 1 --
Dibenz(a,j)acridine 0 0 0 0 1 --
7H-Dibenzo(c,g)carbazole 0 0 0 0 0 --
Dioxins and furans 11.0280 .6790 59.8060 .0000 71.5130 --
Tetraethyl lead 0 0 0 0 0 --
 
CACs Total 440,120,443 0 0 0 440,120,443 --
Carbon monoxide 249,763,106 0 0 0 249,763,106 48.66%
Oxides of nitrogen 76,560,287 0 0 0 76,560,287 14.92%
Sulphur dioxide 56,775,092 0 0 0 56,775,092 11.06%
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) 31,977,602 0 0 0 31,977,602 --
PM - Total Particulate Matter 25,044,356 0 0 0 25,044,356 4.88%
PM10 - Particulate Matter <=is 10 Microns 12,511,966 0 0 0 12,511,966 --
PM2.5 - Particulate Matter <= 2.5 Microns 7,615,481 0 0 0 7,615,481 --

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