Petrochemicals and other chemical manufacturing plants are included in this sector. Electricity accounts for 49.59% of the industry's total energy consumption. Natural gas (50.37%) and oil (0.03%) make up the balance.
In 2010, the Ontario chemicals sector
consumed 42,635,350 GJ and
emitted 1,849,223 GHG tonnes.
Products manufactured by the chemicals industry ultimately find their way into your home, often in the form of plastic devices like a toothbrush or zipper.
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