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

County: BUNCOMBE
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 183%.
  • See a list of facilities contributing to this release category.
  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID1,928,839
    TOLUENE433,355
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS173,822
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID146,000
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS110,250
    SULFURIC ACID69,384
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS58,352
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS40,711
    ZINC COMPOUNDS37,819
    COPPER COMPOUNDS35,223
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS29,317
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS25,371
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE24,436
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL19,694
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)15,465
    LEAD COMPOUNDS15,417
    STYRENE11,822
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE4,246
    FORMALDEHYDE807
    NITRIC ACID360
    NICKEL250
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS215
    PROPYLENE150
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE150
    METHANOL100
    FORMIC ACID46
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS19
    AMMONIA6
    COPPER5
    LEAD2

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