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

County: JEFFERSON
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 10%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    METHANOL681,126
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS245,562
    PHENOL174,897
    ZINC150,658
    AMMONIA146,584
    ACETALDEHYDE110,110
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID93,709
    CHLOROMETHANE50,945
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE31,127
    ZINC COMPOUNDS28,932
    SULFURIC ACID26,172
    TOLUENE25,474
    FORMALDEHYDE21,098
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)17,687
    GLYCOL ETHERS16,992
    LEAD COMPOUNDS13,790
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS12,377
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS10,840
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS9,095
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL5,760
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE3,036
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS2,648
    LEAD1,027
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS764
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS679
    CATECHOL662
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS398
    CHLORINE250
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)250
    COPPER COMPOUNDS250
    COPPER236
    MANGANESE213
    NICKEL61
    PHOSPHORUS (YELLOW OR WHITE)59
    CHROMIUM53
    MERCURY18
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE16

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