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

County: NEW HANOVER
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 88%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID2,211,092
    METHANOL516,955
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS482,676
    P-XYLENE241,070
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID170,037
    TOLUENE146,281
    SULFURIC ACID74,001
    FORMIC ACID73,410
    FORMALDEHYDE47,420
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS44,150
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL25,040
    CHLORINE25,000
    1,4-DIOXANE16,581
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS15,587
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE15,055
    BENZENE11,961
    AMMONIA11,950
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS10,482
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE10,160
    ZINC COMPOUNDS9,655
    COPPER COMPOUNDS9,297
    LEAD COMPOUNDS8,794
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS6,622
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS5,891
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)4,570
    ACETALDEHYDE2,154
    PHENOL1,782
    N-HEXANE1,663
    COBALT1,569
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE1,324
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)744
    ETHYLBENZENE408
    NITRIC ACID245
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE196
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS169
    LEAD58
    NICKEL34
    CHROMIUM34
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS5
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE.250

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