POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases (Pounds from TRI Sources)

County: JEFFERSON
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 124%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    ZINC COMPOUNDS3,547,772
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS2,108,607
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS1,928,224
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID757,966
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID740,929
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS540,825
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)535,159
    LEAD COMPOUNDS329,084
    CARBONYL SULFIDE315,785
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE212,272
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS123,025
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS115,259
    COPPER COMPOUNDS95,656
    SULFURIC ACID85,887
    CYCLOHEXANE65,857
    PHENOL57,295
    BENZENE56,760
    AMMONIA53,456
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS43,314
    ETHYLENE42,169
    ZINC37,615
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE35,233
    FORMALDEHYDE33,822
    TRIETHYLAMINE33,805
    NAPHTHALENE30,778
    TOLUENE27,586
    THALLIUM COMPOUNDS21,433
    COBALT COMPOUNDS20,090
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE19,440
    STYRENE18,171
    METHANOL17,581
    GLYCOL ETHERS11,990
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)11,813
    2-METHYLPYRIDINE10,015
    PROPYLENE5,581
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE5,400
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS5,053
    DICHLOROMETHANE4,504
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE3,590
    ETHYL ACRYLATE3,527
    ETHYLBENZENE3,507
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS3,185
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL2,658
    COPPER2,634
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)2,605
    DIETHANOLAMINE2,254
    N-HEXANE2,179
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS1,894
    MANGANESE1,891
    CREOSOTES1,668
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS1,581
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE1,213
    DIBENZOFURAN1,203
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER1,038
    ALUMINUM908
    PHENANTHRENE801
    CHLORINE782
    O-XYLENE755
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL752
    NICKEL575
    LEAD573
    ANTHRACENE494
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS476
    UNKNOWN443
    CHROMIUM443
    CHLOROBENZENE340
    MERCURY211
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE120
    QUINOLINE79
    BIPHENYL51
    ARSENIC24
    CADMIUM17
    CUMENE10
    BENZOYL PEROXIDE5
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL5

    Note: See Dioxin Compounds Summary for the contribution of dioxins to this release or waste management category (in grams).