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Total Reported Releases & Transfers with Combined Air Release of CEPA Toxic Substances for British Columbia in 2005 are
161,766,324 (kg)
National Ranking for Total Reported Releases & Transfers with Combined Air Release of CEPA Toxic Substances for BC in 2005 is
6
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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 * Total Release Adjusted Total Release Total Transfer Total Release and Transfer Percentage*
Combined Total 161,537,822 161,471,519 228,502 161,766,324 --
Toxics Total 15,690,477 15,624,173 228,502 15,918,979 --
Ammonia (Total) 14,092,995 14,092,995 44,319 14,137,314 8.74%
Acetaldehyde 449,514 449,514 0 449,514 .28%
Hydrogen fluoride 398,261 398,261 0 398,261 .25%
Formaldehyde 219,003 219,003 9,000 228,003 .14%
Lead (and its compounds) 199,596 133,716 3,302 202,898 .13%
Benzene 29,534 29,534 76,683 106,217 .07%
Phenanthrene 74,403 74,403 2,635 77,037 .05%
Hexavalent chromium compounds 8,108 8,108 61,576 69,684 .04%
Asbestos (friable form) 60,320 60,320 0 60,320 .04%
Fluoranthene 31,609 31,609 1,032 32,640 .02%
Dichloromethane 17,328 17,328 12,709 30,037 .02%
Pyrene 21,685 21,685 641 22,327 .01%
Tetrachloroethylene 0 0 14,644 14,644 --
HCFC-141b 14,050 14,050 0 14,050 --
Acrolein 13,145 13,145 0 13,145 --
Benzo(a)phenanthrene 12,559 12,559 0 12,559 --
Arsenic (and its compounds) 11,000 10,576 568 11,567 --
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 7,551 7,551 5 7,556 --
Cadmium (and its compounds) 4,830 4,830 295 5,125 --
Benzo(a)anthracene 4,548 4,548 174 4,722 --
Benzo(e)pyrene 3,338 3,338 0 3,338 --
Benzo(a)pyrene 2,687 2,687 35 2,722 --
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 2,281 2,281 0 2,281 --
Indeno(1,2,3-CD)pyrene 1,947 1,947 7 1,954 --
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene 1,872 1,872 10 1,882 --
Trichloroethylene 1,800 1,800 0 1,800 --
Hexachlorobenzene 1,254,497.0000 1,254,497.0000 163,568.0000 1,418,065.0000 --
1,2-Dichloroethane 780 780 544 1,324 --
Perylene 1,107 1,107 0 1,107 --
Sulphur hexafluoride 964 964 0 964 --
Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene 564 564 2 566 --
Mercury (and its compounds) 503 503 41 544 --
Nickel (and its compounds) 523 523 1 524 --
CFC-114 340 340 0 340 --
HCFC-22 232 232 0 232 --
Sodium fluoride 190 190 0 190 --
2-Butoxyethanol 36 36 116 152 --
1,3-Butadiene 13 13 0 13 --
Benzo(j)fluoranthene 5 5 0 5 --
Dibenz(a,j)acridine 1 1 0 1 --
Dibenzo(a,i)pyrene 1 1 0 1 --
7H-Dibenzo(c,g)carbazole 0 0 0 0 --
Dioxins and furans 148.9380 148.9380 4.8990 153.8370 --
 
CACs Total 145,847,345 145,847,345 0 145,847,345 --
Oxides of nitrogen 76,560,287 76,560,287 0 76,560,287 47.33%
Sulphur dioxide 56,775,092 56,775,092 0 56,775,092 35.10%
PM10 - Particulate Matter <=is 10 Microns 12,511,966 12,511,966 0 12,511,966 7.73%

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