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

County: ST. BERNARD
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 67%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)347,499
    AMMONIA324,666
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS309,836
    TOLUENE185,356
    BENZENE131,873
    PROPYLENE104,551
    ETHYLENE77,044
    N-HEXANE71,262
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID62,000
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE44,653
    ETHYLBENZENE38,532
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER19,220
    CYCLOHEXANE18,761
    CHLORINE13,000
    NAPHTHALENE11,663
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE10,000
    SULFURIC ACID7,400
    METHANOL5,800
    ZINC COMPOUNDS4,000
    CARBON DISULFIDE3,630
    CUMENE2,420
    CARBONYL SULFIDE2,100
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE1,531
    FORMALDEHYDE1,500
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID1,460
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)1,251
    1,3-BUTADIENE920
    PHENOL776
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS532
    LEAD COMPOUNDS176
    COPPER COMPOUNDS172
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS106
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE72
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS58
    COBALT COMPOUNDS54
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS29
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE27

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