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

County: MIDDLESEX
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 87%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    TOLUENE272,664
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)168,141
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER134,533
    GLYCOL ETHERS99,101
    N-HEXANE97,985
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE64,793
    SULFURIC ACID64,429
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE48,492
    AMMONIA47,643
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL46,171
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE39,826
    METHANOL32,500
    ETHYLBENZENE31,623
    ETHYLENE30,221
    VINYL ACETATE22,990
    BENZENE15,321
    NITRIC ACID10,775
    DICHLOROMETHANE10,708
    ZINC10,431
    CYCLOHEXANE9,854
    STYRENE8,164
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID8,018
    CHLOROETHANE6,949
    CHLOROFORM6,840
    NAPHTHALENE6,153
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS6,020
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS5,108
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL4,481
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE3,946
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE3,508
    PHENOL3,374
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL3,247
    LEAD COMPOUNDS2,914
    PROPYLENE2,710
    TITANIUM TETRACHLORIDE2,224
    LEAD1,771
    CHLORINE1,695
    MANGANESE1,313
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE1,109
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE1,057
    ZINC COMPOUNDS1,027
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE963
    COPPER875
    SILVER COMPOUNDS695
    ETHYLENE OXIDE664
    ACRYLONITRILE412
    COPPER COMPOUNDS331
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE267
    CHROMIUM250
    CATECHOL250
    MERCURY210
    FORMALDEHYDE164
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE154
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE88
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE85
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS71
    ACRYLIC ACID70
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS50
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS49
    CUMENE47
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE25
    BUTYL ACRYLATE24
    ACETALDEHYDE19
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS17
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS13
    TRIETHYLAMINE12
    ANTIMONY7
    DIISOCYANATES5
    NICKEL5
    COBALT COMPOUNDS5
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS4
    HYDRAZINE3
    1,3-BUTADIENE2
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE2
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE2
    DIETHANOLAMINE1
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL1
    FORMIC ACID1
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS1
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS.700

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