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

County: GUILFORD
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 68%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE145,980
    TOLUENE140,539
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL110,339
    METHANOL109,900
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)72,277
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID38,240
    GLYCOL ETHERS31,566
    ALUMINUM29,621
    STYRENE14,131
    ETHYLBENZENE13,162
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE8,327
    CHLOROBENZENE8,310
    ACRYLIC ACID6,281
    NICOTINE AND SALTS4,988
    2,4-D BUTOXYETHYL ESTER4,900
    N-HEXANE4,560
    COPPER2,852
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE2,582
    AMMONIA2,419
    PROPYLENE OXIDE2,038
    BENZENE1,270
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE1,184
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE1,007
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL916
    O-XYLENE787
    CYCLOHEXANOL649
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE510
    ACRYLAMIDE482
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)268
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL255
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE255
    LEAD COMPOUNDS235
    MANGANESE214
    SULFURIC ACID96
    CUMENE95
    ETHYLENE OXIDE77
    DIETHANOLAMINE51
    BENZOYL CHLORIDE25
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE18
    NITRIC ACID16
    ZINC COMPOUNDS15
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE12
    NICKEL11
    LEAD10
    HYDRAZINE10
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE10
    PHENOL8
    FOLPET5
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS5
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL5
    COBALT COMPOUNDS5
    FORMALDEHYDE4
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS.140

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