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

County: CONTRA COSTA
  • From 1988 to 2002, total air releases have decreased 40%.
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    AMMONIA1,210,08143,299
    SULFURIC ACID322,8145
    METHANOL236,5635,846
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID108,950530
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER64,48359,818
    TOLUENE46,08027,398
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)36,50043,017
    PROPYLENE30,7006,283
    ETHYLENE26,0027,467
    N-HEXANE20,26218,857
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE13,3003,728
    BENZENE13,0066,241
    CYCLOHEXANE10,8778,123
    ETHYLBENZENE10,3866,975
    GLYCOL ETHERS9,1707,210
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE5,9325,716
    STYRENE5,6996,807
    DICHLOROMETHANE4,600400
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE3,38517
    NAPHTHALENE2,5672,652
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL2,2071,540
    ZINC COMPOUNDS1,870571
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS1,023132
    2-METHYLPYRIDINE99030
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE70018
    CUMENE650470
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE4802
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE400600
    COPPER COMPOUNDS36659
    PHENOL323380
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS297147
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS264111
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID250270
    NITRIC ACID250250
    CHLORINE22570
    LEAD COMPOUNDS2199
    FORMALDEHYDE160175
    DIMETHYLAMINE13038
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS11316
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS76 
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS76345
    1,3-BUTADIENE53267
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE53 
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS53 
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL46710
    CARBON DISULFIDE421
    COBALT COMPOUNDS354
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS3138
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)3026
    DIETHANOLAMINE21990
    2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL15510
    CARBONYL SULFIDE94
    LEAD9.100
    SILVER COMPOUNDS55,678
    ACRYLAMIDE5 
    COPPER5.100
    ANTHRACENE1 
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL113
    NITRAPYRIN1 
    PHENANTHRENE11,000
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE.140.170
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS 1
    COBALT 1
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE 4
    SULFURYL FLUORIDE 28,500
    1,2-DIBROMOETHANE 12
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN 1
    TRANS-1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE 12
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE 50,500
    1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (MIXED ISOMERS) 15
    ALUMINUM 5
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE 15,124

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