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Total Reported Transfers for British Columbia in 2005 are
1,109,404 (kg)
National Ranking for Total Reported Transfers 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 * Transfer to Energy Recovery Transfer to Sewage Transfer to Treatment Total Transfer Percentage*
Total 146,229 137,296 825,879 1,109,404 --
Toluene 40,731 1 161,378 202,110 18.22%
Xylene (all isomers) 36,795 2 147,979 184,776 16.66%
Phosphorus (total) 0 28,742 80,941 109,683 9.89%
Nitrate ion in solution at pH >= 6.0 0 83,360 0 83,360 7.51%
Benzene 0 0 76,683 76,683 6.91%
Hexavalent chromium compounds 0 0 61,576 61,576 5.55%
Ammonia (Total) 0 14,805 29,514 44,319 3.99%
Isopropyl alcohol 0 0 37,552 37,552 3.38%
Methyl ethyl ketone 7,917 0 23,295 31,212 2.81%
Silver (and its compounds) 0 0 24,910 24,910 2.25%
N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone 23,998 0 0 23,998 2.16%
Hydrochloric acid 0 100 22,750 22,850 2.06%
Methyl tert-butyl ether 16,407 0 191 16,598 1.50%
tert-Butyl alcohol 0 0 15,590 15,590 1.41%
Methanol 89 0 14,563 14,652 1.32%
Tetrachloroethylene 7,028 0 7,616 14,644 1.32%
Ethylbenzene 2,077 1 10,789 12,867 1.16%
Dichloromethane 4,668 0 8,041 12,709 1.15%
n-Hexane 0 0 10,450 10,450 .94%
Cyclohexanol 0 0 10,450 10,450 .94%
Cyclohexane 0 0 10,450 10,450 .94%
Methyl isobutyl ketone 0 0 10,405 10,405 .94%
Allyl alcohol 0 0 10,400 10,400 .94%
n-Butyl alcohol 0 0 10,390 10,390 .94%
i-Butyl alcohol 0 0 10,390 10,390 .94%
Formaldehyde 0 9,000 0 9,000 .81%
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 4,535 0 72 4,607 .42%
Ethylene glycol 0 0 4,523 4,523 .41%
Styrene 35 2 4,190 4,227 .38%
Chloroform 0 0 4,125 4,125 .37%
Lead (and its compounds) 0 80 3,222 3,302 .30%
Phenanthrene 0 0 2,635 2,635 .24%
Zinc (and its compounds) 0 330 1,665 1,995 .18%
Naphthalene 0 0 1,700 1,700 .15%
Biphenyl 0 0 1,348 1,348 .12%
Manganese (and its compounds) 1,284 0 27 1,311 .12%
Fluoranthene 0 0 1,032 1,032 .09%
Copper (and its compounds) 0 176 730 906 .08%
Maleic anhydride 0 0 735 735 .07%
Pyrene 0 0 641 641 .06%
Chromium (and its compounds) 0 10 586 596 .05%
Cobalt (and its compounds) 588 1 0 589 .05%
Arsenic (and its compounds) 0 6 562 568 .05%
1,2-Dichloroethane 0 0 544 544 .05%
Nonylphenol and its ethoxylates 0 460 11 471 .04%
Anthracene 0 0 432 432 .04%
Cadmium (and its compounds) 0 0 294 295 .03%
Nitric acid 0 178 0 178 .02%
Benzo(a)anthracene 1 0 173 174 .02%
Hexachlorobenzene .0000 .0000 163,568.0000 163,568.0000 .01%
2-Butoxyethanol 76 0 40 116 .01%
Mercury (and its compounds) 0 0 41 41 --
Benzo(a)pyrene 0 0 34 35 --
Sulphuric acid 0 32 0 32 --
Octylphenol and its ethoxylates 0 0 14 14 --
Dicyclopentadiene 0 0 11 11 --
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene 0 0 10 10 --
Phenol (and its salts) 0 9 0 9 --
Indeno(1,2,3-c,d)pyrene 0 0 7 7 --
Benzo(b)fluoranthene 0 0 5 5 --
Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene 0 0 2 2 --
Nickel (and its compounds) 0 1 0 1 --
Benzo(e)pyrene 0 0 0 0 --
Benzo(k)fluoranthene 0 0 0 0 --
Dioxins and furans .0000 .0000 4.8990 4.8990 --

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