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

County: KANE
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 66%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    STYRENE289,578
    TOLUENE51,787
    GLYCOL ETHERS24,131
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE19,773
    DICHLOROMETHANE13,869
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE10,679
    PHENOL8,087
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)7,048
    ALUMINUM6,937
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE6,800
    ZINC COMPOUNDS6,460
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID6,339
    METHYL METHACRYLATE4,555
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL2,758
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE1,834
    ETHYLBENZENE1,283
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE1,031
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE810
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL804
    COPPER718
    CUMENE562
    DIISOCYANATES510
    LEAD459
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL449
    CHROMIUM414
    VINYL ACETATE360
    BUTYL ACRYLATE342
    METHANOL250
    COPPER COMPOUNDS250
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL178
    NAPHTHALENE97
    LEAD COMPOUNDS91
    NICKEL24
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS14
    POLYCHLORINATED ALKANES (C10-C13)10
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS5
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS2
    AMMONIA1
    FORMALDEHYDE1
    ACRYLIC ACID1
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS1

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