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Total Reported Releases On- and Off-site with Combined Air Release for British Columbia in 2001 are
120,730,271 (kg)
National Ranking for Total Reported Releases On- and Off-site with Combined Air Release for BC in 2001 is
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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 12,419,330 11,816,716 1,707,487 94,770,873 120,730,271 120,681,186 --
Toxics Total 12,419,330 11,816,716 1,707,487 94,770,873 120,730,271 120,681,186 --
Hydrogen sulphide 1,327,574 11,273 1,370 94,569,583 95,910,422 95,910,422 79.44%
Ammonia (Total) 931,220 9,675,196 517 0 10,606,945 10,606,945 8.79%
Methanol 4,485,750 97,814 2,014 198,300 4,785,558 4,785,558 3.96%
Hydrochloric acid 1,779,765 0 1 0 1,779,767 1,779,767 1.47%
Nitrate ion in solution at pH >= 6.0 0 1,543,822 2,073 0 1,545,895 1,545,895 1.28%
Carbon disulphide 1,505,704 0 0 0 1,505,704 1,505,704 1.25%
Manganese (and its compounds) 10,413 394,786 810,508 0 1,215,710 1,215,710 1.01%
Zinc (and its compounds) 106,979 36,543 305,735 0 449,712 449,712 .37%
Styrene 408,618 0 0 0 408,937 408,937 .34%
Hydrogen fluoride 326,471 0 0 0 326,471 326,471 .27%
Acetaldehyde 308,156 7,653 3 0 315,812 315,812 .26%
Copper (and its compounds) 8,735 25,418 246,673 0 280,870 280,870 .23%
Sulphuric acid 258,462 0 0 0 258,462 258,462 .21%
Chlorine dioxide 201,022 0 0 0 201,022 201,022 .17%
Lead (and its compounds) 6,903 2,063 146,964 0 156,456 107,384 .13%
Formaldehyde 122,947 0 707 0 124,013 124,013 .10%
Cresol (mixed isomers and their salts) 99,438 6 1 0 99,445 99,445 .08%
Phenanthrene 91,995 47 2,701 0 94,743 94,743 .08%
Asbestos (friable form) 0 0 77,300 0 77,300 77,300 .06%
Toluene 70,538 86 102 2,131 73,236 73,236 .06%
Phenol (and its salts) 59,338 8,295 1 0 67,658 67,658 .06%
Ethylene glycol 1,157 137 52,551 735 54,940 54,940 .05%
Dichloromethane 47,496 0 0 0 47,698 47,698 .04%
Xylene (mixed isomers) 44,066 52 7 110 45,488 45,488 .04%
Chloromethane 42,372 0 0 0 42,372 42,372 .04%
Chlorine 27,154 2,280 0 0 30,276 30,276 .03%
Chromium (and its compounds) 139 6 25,126 0 25,281 25,281 .02%
Fluoranthene 23,415 25 1,610 0 25,051 25,051 .02%
Acrolein 21,178 0 0 0 21,178 21,178 .02%
Pyrene 14,870 5 2,251 0 17,127 17,127 .01%
Benzo(a)phenanthrene 6,240 7 7,072 0 13,318 13,318 .01%
Triethylamine 12,233 0 0 0 12,233 12,233 .01%
n-Hexane 10,149 0 200 0 11,111 11,111 --
Isopropyl alcohol 9,812 0 0 0 11,059 11,059 --
Methyl tert-butyl ether 9,947 124 0 0 10,071 10,071 --
Mercury (and its compounds) 834 52 8,130 0 9,017 9,004 --
Antimony (and its compounds) 1,528 6,627 3 0 8,158 8,158 --
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 4,489 2 3,176 0 7,667 7,667 --
Propylene 3,934 0 0 0 3,934 3,934 --
Arsenic (and its compounds) 1,889 543 1,453 0 3,885 3,885 --
Benzo(e)pyrene 2,050 1 1,526 0 3,577 3,577 --
Benzo(a)anthracene 2,164 4 1,173 0 3,341 3,341 --
Benzene 2,635 9 0 11 3,264 3,264 --
Aluminum (fume or dust) 1,540 1,451 1 0 2,992 2,992 --
Benzo(a)pyrene 1,313 3 1,507 0 2,823 2,823 --
Cyclohexane 2,177 0 200 0 2,517 2,517 --
1,2-Dichloroethane 2,251 68 0 0 2,319 2,319 --
Indeno(1,2,3-CD)pyrene 1,094 3 1,146 0 2,243 2,243 --
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene 1,171 2 1,068 0 2,242 2,242 --
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 1,214 1 985 0 2,200 2,200 --
Methyl ethyl ketone 857 0 0 0 2,069 2,069 --
Sodium nitrite 0 2,022 0 0 2,022 2,022 --
Ethylene 2,016 0 0 0 2,016 2,016 --
Ethylbenzene 956 4 1 3 1,824 1,824 --
Perylene 229 2 1,226 0 1,457 1,457 --
Sulphur hexafluoride 1,178 0 0 0 1,178 1,178 --
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 867 0 0 0 1,067 1,067 --
Methyl isobutyl ketone 10 0 0 0 852 852 --
PAHs, total Schedule 1, Part 3 754 0 11 0 765 765 --
Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene 273 3 333 0 609 609 --
n-Butyl alcohol 0 0 0 0 607 607 --
i-Butyl alcohol 2 0 0 0 488 488 --
CFC-114 476 0 0 0 476 476 --
Methylenebis(phenylisocyanate) 449 0 0 0 449 449 --
Naphthalene 70 0 1 0 447 447 --
Calcium fluoride 15 0 47 0 432 432 --
Molybdenum trioxide 0 0 0 0 400 400 --
Cadmium (and its compounds) 101 170 0 0 271 271 --
Maleic anhydride 1 0 0 0 180 180 --
Dicyclopentadiene 0 0 0 0 135 135 --
HCFC-22 116 0 0 0 116 116 --
Vinyl acetate 113 0 0 0 113 113 --
Cyanides (ionic) 0 111 0 0 111 111 --
Toluenediisocyanate (mixed isomers) 104 0 0 0 104 104 --
sec-Butyl alcohol 0 0 0 0 93 93 --
tert-Butyl alcohol 0 0 0 0 93 93 --
Nonylphenol polyethylene glycol ether 0 0 0 0 75 75 --
Tetrachloroethylene 27 0 0 0 54 54 --
Cumene 45 0 0 0 45 45 --
2-Butoxyethanol 34 0 0 0 44 44 --
Phthalic anhydride 15 0 0 0 35 35 --
Nitric acid 32 0 0 0 32 32 --
Silver (and its compounds) 10 0 0 0 31 31 --
Biphenyl 21 0 0 0 21 21 --
Methyl methacrylate 3 0 0 0 13 13 --
Benzo(j)fluoranthene 0 0 8 0 8 8 --
Trichloroethylene 7 0 0 0 7 7 --
Selenium (and its compounds) 5 0 0 0 5 5 --
Butyl acrylate 3 0 0 0 3 3 --
Anthracene 0 0 2 0 2 2 --
Nickel (and its compounds) 1 0 0 0 1 1 --
Hexachlorobenzene 519.9830 .0000 229.4240 .0000 749.4070 749.4070 --
Dioxins and furans 4.4930 .1930 131.7440 .0000 136.4300 136.4300 --
7H-Dibenzo(c,g)carbazole 0 0 0 0 0 0 --
 
CACs Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 --

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