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

County: GASTON
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 154%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID5,300,333
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS699,630
    DICHLOROMETHANE473,770
    SULFURIC ACID460,000
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID420,000
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS178,720
    TOLUENE158,708
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS128,040
    COPPER COMPOUNDS122,430
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS96,710
    ZINC COMPOUNDS87,920
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS80,774
    METHANOL73,880
    LEAD COMPOUNDS55,465
    AMMONIA54,516
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)42,000
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE40,834
    CHLORINE30,301
    COBALT COMPOUNDS30,050
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL17,718
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE15,817
    FORMALDEHYDE15,744
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)11,145
    GLYCOL ETHERS8,524
    CUMENE7,920
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE7,725
    ETHYLBENZENE6,604
    PHENOL5,359
    ACETOPHENONE5,247
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)4,987
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL4,500
    LITHIUM CARBONATE2,700
    1,3-BUTADIENE2,631
    STYRENE1,901
    N-HEXANE1,830
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS550
    COPPER250
    MANGANESE250
    VINYL ACETATE177
    ETHYL ACRYLATE137
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE97
    PROPARGITE75
    PROPYLENE OXIDE72
    ACRYLONITRILE30
    ETHYLENE OXIDE22
    DIETHANOLAMINE17
    BUTYL ACRYLATE12
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL10
    ACRYLIC ACID8
    CHROMIUM5
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS5
    COBALT5
    NICKEL5
    METHYL METHACRYLATE3
    ACRYLAMIDE3
    1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE2
    METHYL ACRYLATE2
    LEAD1
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE1
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE1
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS.002
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE 
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS 

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