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

County: INDEPENDENCE
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 56%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID250,000
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)111,088
    TOLUENE50,774
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS28,155
    ALUMINUM24,643
    SULFURIC ACID22,000
    ETHYLBENZENE21,343
    AMMONIA16,631
    METHANOL14,500
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS10,000
    BENZENE9,990
    CHLORINE8,400
    PHENOL5,910
    CUMENE5,798
    N-HEXANE3,600
    LEAD COMPOUNDS1,708
    CHLOROBENZENE1,030
    COPPER876
    FORMALDEHYDE812
    PROPYLENE760
    LEAD725
    TRIETHYLAMINE510
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL502
    CROTONALDEHYDE411
    PROPIONALDEHYDE370
    NICKEL289
    ZINC COMPOUNDS255
    MERCURY93
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE65
    CHROMIUM59
    ACETALDEHYDE55
    ACRYLIC ACID4
    STYRENE3
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE1

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