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

County: DURHAM
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 97%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    AMMONIA26,250
    COPPER COMPOUNDS13,391
    N-HEXANE1,495
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE1,416
    TOLUENE372
    METHANOL246
    DICHLOROMETHANE240
    GLYCOL ETHERS229
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS47
    FORMIC ACID45
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE40
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)36
    NITRIC ACID29
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE23
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE16
    NICKEL10
    DIETHANOLAMINE6
    DIETHYL SULFATE5
    LEAD3
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL1
    MERCURY.015

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