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

County: MECKLENBURG
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 79%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    AMMONIA141,184
    DICHLOROMETHANE118,591
    TOLUENE63,741
    N-HEXANE52,507
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE36,888
    STYRENE18,654
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE18,064
    METHANOL16,586
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE15,971
    FORMALDEHYDE14,428
    SODIUM NITRITE13,644
    ACETALDEHYDE12,146
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL11,500
    COPPER COMPOUNDS8,230
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS5,327
    ACRYLIC ACID4,729
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN3,875
    ZINC COMPOUNDS2,941
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS2,745
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)2,187
    PHENOL1,878
    ETHYLENE1,867
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE1,730
    VINYL ACETATE1,520
    TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE1,118
    PROPYLENE OXIDE1,000
    PROPIONALDEHYDE963
    GLYCOL ETHERS835
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL750
    ACRYLONITRILE634
    DIETHYL SULFATE567
    ETHYLENE OXIDE563
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID545
    CHROMIUM510
    BENZENE489
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL447
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE426
    1,3-BUTADIENE416
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS366
    LEAD280
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE258
    SULFURIC ACID255
    PROPYLENE255
    LEAD COMPOUNDS240
    DIETHANOLAMINE212
    ETHYLBENZENE175
    BUTYL ACRYLATE144
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE141
    ETHYL ACRYLATE119
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)89
    METHYL ACRYLATE83
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE57
    MANGANESE45
    NITRIC ACID35
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS16
    NICKEL15
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL13
    CHLORINE11
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)10
    ANILINE10
    COPPER10
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS6
    DIISOCYANATES5
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE4
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS4
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS3

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