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

County: DUPAGE
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 86%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    TOLUENE63,025
    DICHLOROMETHANE42,562
    GLYCOL ETHERS42,392
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE41,192
    STYRENE39,832
    METHANOL16,200
    AMMONIA13,173
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE11,716
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL11,212
    COPPER8,335
    ETHYLENE OXIDE6,957
    NAPHTHALENE6,875
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL5,256
    PROPYLENE5,250
    ZINC COMPOUNDS4,834
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE3,631
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)2,514
    NITRIC ACID1,947
    ALUMINUM1,703
    ZINC1,404
    N-HEXANE1,000
    COPPER COMPOUNDS892
    ETHYLENE750
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)633
    SODIUM NITRITE620
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS593
    BENZENE500
    VINYL ACETATE500
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE455
    ETHYLBENZENE414
    LEAD412
    NICKEL365
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS360
    DIISOCYANATES274
    MANGANESE260
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE250
    CHROMIUM115
    ETHYL ACRYLATE100
    BUTYL ACRYLATE100
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE47
    LEAD COMPOUNDS39
    ACRYLIC ACID25
    ACRYLAMIDE25
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS14
    TOLUENE-2,6-DIISOCYANATE13
    DIETHANOLAMINE8
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS5

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