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Total Reported Releases & Transfers with Combined Air Release for British Columbia in 2002 are
387,179,617 (kg)
National Ranking for Total Reported Releases & Transfers with Combined Air Release for BC in 2002 is
5
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 Release Adjusted Total Release Total Transfer Total Release and Transfer Percentage*
Combined Total 386,647,408 386,598,983 532,209 387,179,617 --
Toxics Total 127,756,162 127,707,737 532,209 128,288,371 --
Hydrogen sulphide 95,959,759 95,959,759 0 95,959,759 24.78%
Ammonia (Total) 12,519,781 12,519,781 344 12,520,125 3.23%
Methanol 5,796,133 5,796,133 27,692 5,823,825 1.50%
Hydrochloric acid 2,094,793 2,094,793 0 2,094,793 .54%
Zinc (and its compounds) 1,915,817 1,915,817 6,666 1,922,483 .50%
Manganese (and its compounds) 1,654,185 1,654,185 5,142 1,659,327 .43%
Sulphuric acid 1,525,083 1,525,083 492 1,525,575 .39%
Nitrate ion in solution at pH >= 6.0 1,328,349 1,328,349 79,968 1,408,317 .36%
Carbon disulphide 1,365,404 1,365,404 0 1,365,404 .35%
Copper (and its compounds) 456,841 456,841 630 457,471 .12%
Styrene 410,039 410,039 7,560 417,599 .11%
Toluene 209,487 209,474 139,630 349,117 .09%
Hydrogen fluoride 328,356 328,356 0 328,356 .08%
Isopropyl alcohol 299,478 299,478 13,743 313,221 .08%
Acetaldehyde 277,963 277,963 0 277,963 .07%
Lead (and its compounds) 263,140 217,119 6,721 269,861 .07%
Formaldehyde 232,330 232,330 9,400 241,730 .06%
Xylene (mixed isomers) 110,025 110,012 80,411 190,436 .05%
Asbestos (friable form) 175,900 175,900 0 175,900 .05%
Chlorine dioxide 115,907 115,907 0 115,907 .03%
Methyl ethyl ketone 76,565 76,565 36,666 113,231 .03%
Dichloromethane 56,639 56,639 39,773 96,412 .02%
Cresol (mixed isomers and their salts) 86,791 86,791 0 86,791 .02%
Phenanthrene 66,785 66,785 154 66,939 .02%
Chromium (and its compounds) 59,681 57,337 567 60,248 .02%
Ethylene glycol 52,909 52,909 2,078 54,987 .01%
Chloromethane 40,148 40,148 0 40,148 .01%
N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone 23,000 23,000 8,000 31,000 --
Methyl isobutyl ketone 12,110 12,110 18,003 30,113 --
n-Hexane 23,823 23,823 1,113 24,936 --
Ethylbenzene 9,917 9,904 14,592 24,509 --
Hexavalent chromium compounds 1,936 1,936 22,329 24,265 --
Antimony (and its compounds) 23,045 23,045 386 23,431 --
Fluoranthene 18,061 18,061 19 18,080 --
Methyl tert-butyl ether 11,958 11,958 552 12,510 --
Benzo(a)phenanthrene 12,005 12,005 0 12,005 --
Pyrene 11,756 11,756 145 11,901 --
Cobalt (and its compounds) 10,941 10,941 1 10,942 --
HCFC-141b 10,692 10,692 0 10,692 --
Benzene 9,732 9,719 138 9,870 --
Triethylamine 9,344 9,344 0 9,344 --
Mercury (and its compounds) 8,660 8,651 377 9,037 --
n-Butyl alcohol 8,461 8,461 0 8,461 --
Vanadium (except when in an alloy) and its compounds 878 878 5,881 6,759 --
Arsenic (and its compounds) 6,108 6,108 548 6,656 --
Chlorine 6,595 6,595 0 6,595 --
Methylenebis(phenylisocyanate) 5,417 5,417 0 5,417 --
Cyclohexane 5,352 5,352 0 5,352 --
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 5,239 5,239 27 5,266 --
Cadmium (and its compounds) 4,452 4,452 5 4,457 --
Hexachlorobenzene 4,368,000.0000 4,368,000.0000 .0000 4,368,000.0000 --
Propylene 3,658 3,658 0 3,658 --
Benzo(a)anthracene 3,099 3,099 37 3,137 --
Benzo(e)pyrene 2,769 2,769 0 2,769 --
Benzo(a)pyrene 2,573 2,573 39 2,612 --
2-Butoxyethanol 2,141 2,141 237 2,378 --
Ethylene 2,169 2,169 0 2,169 --
Indeno(1,2,3-CD)pyrene 1,720 1,720 5 1,724 --
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 1,504 1,504 192 1,696 --
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene 1,642 1,642 31 1,673 --
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 1,615 1,615 3 1,618 --
Nickel (and its compounds) 315 315 1,094 1,409 --
Aluminum (fume or dust) 1,380 1,380 0 1,380 --
Phenol (and its salts) 1,306 1,306 40 1,346 --
1,2-Dichloroethane 1,160 1,160 155 1,315 --
Perylene 1,314 1,314 0 1,314 --
Sodium nitrite 820 820 0 820 --
Naphthalene 480 480 161 641 --
CFC-114 612 612 0 612 --
Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene 500 500 14 514 --
Sulphur hexafluoride 447 447 0 447 --
i-Butyl alcohol 423 423 0 423 --
Acrolein 376 376 0 376 --
Methyl methacrylate 293 293 0 293 --
Dicyclopentadiene 138 138 102 240 --
Calcium fluoride 221 221 0 221 --
Nonylphenol polyethylene glycol ether 152 152 48 200 --
Molybdenum trioxide 195 195 0 195 --
Tetrachloroethylene 26 26 162 188 --
Maleic anhydride 184 184 0 184 --
Polymeric diphenylmethane diisocyanate 134 134 0 134 --
sec-Butyl alcohol 130 130 0 130 --
Chloroform 0 0 120 120 --
Cyanides (ionic) 97 97 0 97 --
Vinyl acetate 81 81 0 81 --
Propionaldehyde 67 67 0 67 --
CFC-12 66 66 0 66 --
Nitric acid 42 42 6 48 --
Cumene 44 44 0 44 --
Biphenyl 37 37 3 40 --
Phthalic anhydride 35 35 0 35 --
Silver (and its compounds) 24 24 0 24 --
PAHs, total Schedule 1, Part 3 12 12 5 17 --
Butyl acrylate 5 5 0 5 --
Toluenediisocyanate (mixed isomers) 5 5 0 5 --
Benzo(j)fluoranthene 5 5 0 5 --
p,p'-Isopropylidenediphenol 4 4 0 4 --
Anthracene 2 2 2 4 --
Phosphorus (yellow or white) 1 1 0 1 --
Selenium (and its compounds) 1 1 0 1 --
Dioxins and furans 72.5150 72.5150 .0000 72.5150 --
Dibenzo(a,i)pyrene 0 0 0 0 --
 
CACs Total 282,258,961 282,258,961 0 282,258,961 --
Carbon monoxide 141,290,323 141,290,323 0 141,290,323 36.49%
Sulphur dioxide 50,879,526 50,879,526 0 50,879,526 13.14%
Oxides of nitrogen 38,418,670 38,418,670 0 38,418,670 9.92%
PM - Total Particulate Matter 28,302,727 28,302,727 0 28,302,727 7.31%
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) 23,367,715 23,367,715 0 23,367,715 --
PM10 - Particulate Matter <=is 10 Microns 13,854,726 13,854,726 0 13,854,726 --
PM2.5 - Particulate Matter <= 2.5 Microns 8,640,100 8,640,100 0 8,640,100 --

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