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

County: OTTAWA
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 50%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID4,509,944
    METHANOL2,541,466
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS1,485,798
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID327,198
    SULFURIC ACID177,937
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS165,017
    COPPER COMPOUNDS135,959
    N-HEXANE131,022
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS123,334
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS84,396
    TOLUENE80,095
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS69,313
    ZINC COMPOUNDS65,109
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)57,673
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS53,256
    COBALT COMPOUNDS49,876
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER34,461
    ACETONITRILE33,342
    GLYCOL ETHERS33,040
    LEAD COMPOUNDS32,986
    AMMONIA28,848
    STYRENE26,731
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE22,644
    ETHYLBENZENE19,873
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)19,068
    PHENOL12,424
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS12,137
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS7,202
    DICHLOROMETHANE3,053
    CHLORINE2,524
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE2,006
    BENZENE1,248
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS565
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE500
    FORMIC ACID500
    PYRIDINE341
    SODIUM NITRITE207
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS65
    COPPER33
    LEAD15
    CHROMIUM10
    NICKEL10
    MERCURY7
    PHOSGENE3
    TRIETHYLAMINE2
    3,3'-DICHLOROBENZIDINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE1

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