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

County: ESSEX
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 92%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    METHANOL107,518
    TOLUENE33,562
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)30,998
    N-HEXANE27,952
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE14,500
    AMMONIA14,484
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER12,953
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE6,913
    COPPER6,238
    ETHYLBENZENE5,930
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL5,674
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE4,874
    GLYCOL ETHERS4,611
    DICHLOROMETHANE4,490
    SULFURIC ACID3,500
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN2,250
    ZINC COMPOUNDS1,927
    METHYL BROMIDE1,889
    METHYL METHACRYLATE1,711
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL1,380
    BENZENE1,070
    VINYL ACETATE1,000
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE910
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL802
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID777
    FORMIC ACID776
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE656
    METHYL ACRYLATE574
    3-IODO-2-PROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE500
    PYRIDINE360
    BUTYL ACRYLATE292
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE250
    STYRENE124
    CYCLOHEXANE120
    O-XYLENE115
    TETRACHLORVINPHOS95
    COPPER COMPOUNDS40
    CUMENE37
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS23
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE20
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)18
    NITRIC ACID18
    LEAD13
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER11
    HYDRAZINE11
    PHENOTHRIN10
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE6
    P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE5
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS3
    LEAD COMPOUNDS 

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