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Total Reported Releases On- and Off-site with Toxic Air Release (Adjusted) for Northwest Territories in 1998 are
1,782,422 (kg)
National Ranking for Total Reported Releases On- and Off-site with Toxic Air Release (Adjusted) for NT in 1998 is
9
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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 17,063 39,935 5,484 1,719,839 1,782,422 1,782,422 --
Toxics Total 17,063 39,935 5,484 1,719,839 1,782,422 1,782,422 --
Arsenic (and its compounds) 4,826 481 0 1,719,839 1,725,146 1,725,146 96.79%
Ammonia (Total) 0 38,251 0 0 38,251 38,251 2.15%
Ethylene glycol 5,309 0 3,886 0 9,195 9,195 .52%
Zinc (and its compounds) 1,320 403 1,200 0 3,023 3,023 .17%
Hydrogen cyanide 2,300 0 0 0 2,300 2,300 .13%
Xylene (mixed isomers) 1,020 0 43 0 1,063 1,063 .06%
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 860 0 35 0 895 895 .05%
Lead (and its compounds) 258 22 300 0 581 581 .03%
Cyclohexane 540 0 0 0 540 540 .03%
Cyanides (ionic) 0 515 0 0 515 515 .03%
Toluene 420 0 20 0 440 440 .02%
Copper (and its compounds) 0 259 0 0 259 259 .01%
Benzene 160 0 0 0 160 160 --
Methanol 50 0 0 0 50 50 --
Nickel (and its compounds) 0 4 0 0 4 4 --
 
CACs Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 --

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