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

County: DES MOINES
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 80%.
  • See a list of facilities contributing to this release category.
  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    GLYCOL ETHERS25,791
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)19,464
    LEAD10,853
    STYRENE6,671
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE3,675
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS3,594
    TOLUENE2,838
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE1,803
    CHROMIUM1,785
    ETHYLBENZENE1,755
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS1,656
    MERCURY1,033
    ZINC814
    NICKEL808
    LEAD COMPOUNDS774
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS583
    AMMONIA500
    MANGANESE244
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS94
    COPPER22
    NITROGLYCERIN18
    NITRIC ACID5
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS2
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE.682

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