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

County: JEFFERSON
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 76%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE1,991,670
    SULFURIC ACID1,098,250
    TOLUENE992,361
    AMMONIA814,928
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)615,460
    2-CHLOR-1,3-BUTADIENE520,759
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS499,245
    ZINC COMPOUNDS450,680
    GLYCOL ETHERS381,540
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL317,527
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS316,693
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID285,187
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS266,675
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS187,841
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE185,134
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE178,311
    METHYL METHACRYLATE165,271
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS143,409
    LEAD COMPOUNDS140,372
    1,3-BUTADIENE129,187
    ETHYLBENZENE114,460
    COPPER COMPOUNDS111,319
    ALUMINUM106,857
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)104,266
    2-CHLORO-1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE102,512
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID82,919
    STYRENE81,227
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE80,856
    ACRYLONITRILE77,600
    METHANOL60,499
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE53,918
    NITRIC ACID52,387
    CHLOROFORM44,633
    1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE36,329
    THALLIUM COMPOUNDS33,235
    COBALT COMPOUNDS23,607
    ETHYL ACRYLATE20,624
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL20,000
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE14,314
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS12,543
    FORMALDEHYDE12,523
    PHENOL11,650
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS11,255
    N-HEXANE8,471
    BUTYL ACRYLATE7,768
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER7,553
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL6,599
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS6,476
    NAPHTHALENE5,973
    1-CHLORO-1,1,2,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE5,412
    VINYL CHLORIDE4,281
    BENZENE3,326
    COPPER1,886
    BORON TRIFLUORIDE1,852
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL1,775
    DICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE1,560
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS956
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE894
    LEAD808
    CHLORINE759
    METHYL ACRYLATE677
    CHROMIUM625
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE596
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE474
    NICOTINE AND SALTS305
    ACRYLIC ACID289
    SODIUM NITRITE265
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)255
    ZINC250
    COBALT250
    1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE126
    FORMIC ACID85
    VINYL ACETATE74
    NICKEL65
    MERCURY58
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE53
    CHLOROTHALONIL45
    3-IODO-2-PROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE21
    MANGANESE20
    DIISOCYANATES13
    SILVER COMPOUNDS10
    CYCLOHEXANE8
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS5
    TITANIUM TETRACHLORIDE5
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS5
    TRIETHYLAMINE5
    CUMENE3
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE.100

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