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

County: LAKE
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 68%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID262,491
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID99,500
    METHANOL52,509
    DICHLOROMETHANE50,960
    TOLUENE45,029
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)32,154
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE24,280
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS21,368
    GLYCOL ETHERS14,697
    ACETONITRILE4,400
    AMMONIA4,026
    N-HEXANE3,895
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL3,410
    ETHYLENE OXIDE3,171
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE2,752
    LEAD COMPOUNDS2,377
    LEAD2,081
    ALUMINUM2,063
    CHLOROFORM1,683
    COPPER COMPOUNDS1,466
    ZINC COMPOUNDS1,405
    ETHYLBENZENE1,378
    NITRIC ACID1,051
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS909
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE844
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE755
    FORMIC ACID651
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE600
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER582
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE520
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS349
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS263
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL255
    NICKEL250
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL228
    OZONE80
    METHYL BROMIDE60
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER52
    PROPYLENE OXIDE32
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS20
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE10
    DIISOCYANATES10
    TRIETHYLAMINE10
    DIETHANOLAMINE10
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE10
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL10
    MERCURY1
    PHENOL.400
    FORMALDEHYDE.400

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