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Total Reported Releases & Transfers with Combined Air Release for British Columbia in 2003 are
447,852,389 (kg)
National Ranking for Total Reported Releases & Transfers with Combined Air Release for BC in 2003 is
4
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 447,037,063 447,012,265 815,326 447,852,389 --
Toxics Total 120,414,714 120,389,916 815,326 121,230,040 --
Hydrogen sulphide 84,307,498 84,307,498 0 84,307,498 18.82%
Ammonia (Total) 12,942,747 12,942,747 26,123 12,968,870 2.90%
Methanol 6,400,267 6,394,387 7,048 6,407,315 1.43%
Phosphorus (total) 3,588,346 3,588,346 115,909 3,704,255 .83%
Zinc (and its compounds) 2,069,383 2,069,383 2,669 2,072,052 .46%
Hydrochloric acid 1,814,166 1,814,166 20,967 1,835,133 .41%
Nitrate ion in solution at pH >= 6.0 1,530,110 1,530,110 89,332 1,619,442 .36%
Manganese (and its compounds) 1,614,834 1,614,834 37 1,614,871 .36%
Carbon disulphide 1,314,004 1,314,004 0 1,314,004 .29%
Styrene 653,475 653,475 2,470 655,945 .15%
Copper (and its compounds) 463,858 463,858 2,159 466,017 .10%
Hydrogen fluoride 449,167 449,167 0 449,167 .10%
Asbestos (friable form) 434,046 434,046 0 434,046 .10%
Toluene 254,129 254,129 154,881 409,010 .09%
Formaldehyde 367,692 367,692 9,500 377,192 .08%
Xylene (all isomers) 114,486 114,486 154,535 269,021 .06%
Acetaldehyde 253,211 253,211 0 253,211 .06%
Lead (and its compounds) 244,486 225,568 3,163 247,649 .06%
Carbonyl sulphide 247,000 247,000 0 247,000 .06%
Methyl ethyl ketone 173,569 173,569 22,406 195,975 .04%
Sulphuric acid 151,049 151,049 5,377 156,426 .03%
Chlorine dioxide 149,728 149,728 0 149,728 .03%
Dichloromethane 74,298 74,298 41,981 116,279 .03%
Isopropyl alcohol 97,926 97,926 10,821 108,747 .02%
Phenanthrene 96,266 96,266 131 96,396 .02%
Benzene 18,951 18,951 48,702 67,653 .02%
N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone 45,400 45,400 15,000 60,400 .01%
Ethylene glycol 38,053 38,053 11,940 49,993 .01%
Chromium (and its compounds) 47,596 47,596 43 47,639 .01%
n-Hexane 37,911 37,911 19 37,930 --
Phenol (and its salts) 36,252 36,252 19 36,271 --
Chlorine 12,775 12,775 18,800 31,575 --
Silver (and its compounds) 200 200 31,000 31,200 --
Fluoranthene 29,122 29,122 17 29,139 --
Methyl isobutyl ketone 28,858 28,858 34 28,892 --
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 28,826 28,826 6 28,832 --
Mercury (and its compounds) 27,789 27,789 40 27,828 --
Chloromethane 27,602 27,602 0 27,602 --
Antimony (and its compounds) 27,044 27,044 75 27,119 --
Diethanolamine (and its salts) 20,584 20,584 0 20,584 --
Pyrene 19,193 19,193 126 19,320 --
Ethylbenzene 14,063 14,063 354 14,417 --
Tetrachloroethylene 7 7 12,067 12,074 --
Cobalt (and its compounds) 11,500 11,500 1 11,501 --
Benzo(a)phenanthrene 11,029 11,029 0 11,029 --
Trichloroethylene 10,800 10,800 0 10,800 --
Triethylamine 10,060 10,060 0 10,060 --
n-Butyl alcohol 9,873 9,873 0 9,873 --
Arsenic (and its compounds) 8,134 8,134 141 8,275 --
Cyclohexane 7,315 7,315 0 7,315 --
Cresol (mixed isomers and their salts) 7,123 7,123 0 7,123 --
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 6,789 6,789 24 6,813 --
1,3-Butadiene 6,112 6,112 0 6,112 --
i-Butyl alcohol 5,813 5,813 0 5,813 --
Methylenebis(phenylisocyanate) 5,743 5,743 0 5,743 --
Hexavalent chromium compounds 2,149 2,149 3,395 5,544 --
Cadmium (and its compounds) 4,426 4,426 186 4,612 --
Nickel (and its compounds) 3,920 3,920 488 4,408 --
Propylene 4,213 4,213 0 4,213 --
Benzo(e)pyrene 3,490 3,490 0 3,490 --
Benzo(a)anthracene 3,422 3,422 35 3,457 --
Vanadium (except when in an alloy) and its compounds 1,097 1,097 2,161 3,258 --
Benzo(a)pyrene 2,371 2,371 36 2,406 --
Sodium nitrite 2,375 2,375 0 2,375 --
Ethylene 2,304 2,304 0 2,304 --
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 2,058 2,058 3 2,061 --
Indeno(1,2,3-CD)pyrene 1,904 1,904 4 1,908 --
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene 1,857 1,857 27 1,884 --
Sulphur hexafluoride 1,609 1,609 0 1,609 --
Perylene 1,399 1,399 0 1,399 --
Aluminum (fume or dust) 1,380 1,380 0 1,380 --
Phthalic anhydride 1,096 1,096 0 1,096 --
1,2-Dichloroethane 924 924 0 924 --
CFC-12 792 792 0 792 --
tert-Butyl alcohol 790 790 0 790 --
HCFC-22 696 696 0 696 --
Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene 648 648 13 660 --
Naphthalene 274 274 379 653 --
Propionaldehyde 596 596 0 596 --
Nonylphenol and its ethoxylates 22 22 525 547 --
Acrolein 538 538 0 538 --
1,1,2-Trichloroethane 500 500 0 500 --
Molybdenum trioxide 329 329 0 329 --
Chloroform 200 200 0 200 --
Calcium fluoride 180 180 0 180 --
sec-Butyl alcohol 150 150 0 150 --
Dicyclopentadiene 148 148 0 148 --
2-Butoxyethanol 43 43 94 137 --
Cyanides (ionic) 133 133 0 133 --
Vinyl acetate 84 84 0 84 --
Nitric acid 45 45 28 73 --
Octylphenol and its ethoxylates 31 31 31 62 --
Biphenyl 46 46 3 49 --
Cumene 49 49 0 49 --
Polymeric diphenylmethane diisocyanate 46 46 0 46 --
Maleic anhydride 28 28 0 28 --
Hexachloroethane 25 25 0 25 --
Methyl methacrylate 18 18 0 18 --
Hexachlorobenzene 12,737.5580 12,737.5580 .9500 12,738.5080 --
PAHs, total Schedule 1, Part 2 11 11 0 11 --
Butyl acrylate 6 6 0 6 --
Benzo(j)fluoranthene 5 5 0 5 --
p,p'-Isopropylidenediphenol 5 5 0 5 --
Toluenediisocyanate (mixed isomers) 5 5 0 5 --
Anthracene 2 2 2 4 --
Selenium (and its compounds) 2 2 0 2 --
Dibenzo(a,i)pyrene 1 1 0 1 --
Phosphorus (yellow or white) 1 1 0 1 --
Dibenz(a,j)acridine 0 0 0 0 --
7H-Dibenzo(c,g)carbazole 0 0 0 0 --
Dioxins and furans 116.6390 116.6390 .0000 116.6390 --
Tetraethyl lead 0 0 0 0 --
 
CACs Total 351,167,994 351,167,994 0 351,167,994 --
Carbon monoxide 140,014,256 140,014,256 0 140,014,256 31.26%
Oxides of nitrogen 93,454,305 93,454,305 0 93,454,305 20.87%
Sulphur dioxide 65,272,819 65,272,819 0 65,272,819 14.57%
PM - Total Particulate Matter 27,880,969 27,880,969 0 27,880,969 6.23%
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) 24,545,645 24,545,645 0 24,545,645 --
PM10 - Particulate Matter <=is 10 Microns 14,204,847 14,204,847 0 14,204,847 --
PM2.5 - Particulate Matter <= 2.5 Microns 8,965,817 8,965,817 0 8,965,817 --

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