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

County: LOS ANGELES
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 79%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    AMMONIA3,261,037
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS1,240,733
    STYRENE531,572
    METHANOL384,780
    1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE380,670
    GLYCOL ETHERS282,348
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER239,090
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)203,749
    TOLUENE197,053
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL155,194
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE141,668
    SULFURIC ACID124,673
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE116,397
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE99,921
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID88,194
    N-HEXANE84,421
    CARBONYL SULFIDE72,210
    VINYL ACETATE66,312
    LEAD COMPOUNDS57,893
    PROPYLENE48,129
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE43,959
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE40,886
    ZINC COMPOUNDS39,718
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE32,837
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE27,805
    BENZENE24,406
    DICHLOROMETHANE24,082
    TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE22,671
    PROPYLENE OXIDE21,970
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE19,131
    CARBON DISULFIDE16,806
    ETHYLBENZENE15,278
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL14,884
    ETHYLENE14,682
    NITRIC ACID12,369
    1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE11,778
    CYCLOHEXANE10,811
    VINYL CHLORIDE9,539
    1,3-BUTADIENE7,379
    NAPHTHALENE7,294
    METHYL METHACRYLATE6,987
    PHENOL6,125
    DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE5,532
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE5,011
    FREON 1134,695
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE4,567
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE3,766
    DIISOCYANATES3,219
    METHYL BROMIDE3,163
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS2,837
    COPPER2,643
    DICHLOROTETRAFLUOROETHANE (CFC-114)2,406
    BROMOTRIFLUOROMETHANE2,177
    BUTYL ACRYLATE1,951
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE1,939
    CHROMIUM1,541
    LEAD1,392
    CHLOROPICRIN1,358
    NICKEL1,357
    DIETHANOLAMINE1,337
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS1,336
    1,2,4-TRICHLOROBENZENE1,053
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE1,014
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL908
    COPPER COMPOUNDS883
    MANGANESE791
    FORMALDEHYDE676
    SODIUM NITRITE548
    ETHYL ACRYLATE546
    QUINTOZENE527
    ANTIMONY510
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID504
    DIMETHYLAMINE504
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS500
    PERACETIC ACID500
    ACETONITRILE500
    ETHYLENE OXIDE489
    CUMENE452
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)416
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)375
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS343
    ZINC337
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE327
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE317
    ACRYLONITRILE308
    CHLORINE306
    CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE290
    THIRAM282
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS276
    1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (MIXED ISOMERS)270
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE264
    ALUMINUM215
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS177
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE135
    2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL108
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS93
    O-XYLENE80
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL66
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE51
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)35
    NITROGLYCERIN35
    4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE32
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS30
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE22
    POLYCHLORINATED ALKANES (C10-C13)10
    CADMIUM10
    ARSENIC10
    HYDRAZINE10
    COBALT10
    CHLOROFORM10
    BENZOYL CHLORIDE10
    PHENANTHRENE8
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE5
    1-(3-CHLOROALLYL)-3,5,7-TRIAZA-1-AZONIAADAMANTANE CHLORIDE5
    CHLORENDIC ACID5
    THIOUREA5
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE2
    SILVER2
    ACRYLIC ACID1
    ANTHRACENE1
    MERCURY.732
    COBALT COMPOUNDS.670
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS.503
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE.060
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS.010
    BARIUM 

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