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

County: RUTHERFORD
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 51%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID2,100,000
    SULFURIC ACID230,000
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID160,000
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS157,503
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE88,537
    TOLUENE67,656
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS41,061
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)34,576
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS30,860
    METHANOL28,291
    COPPER COMPOUNDS25,520
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS21,710
    ZINC COMPOUNDS19,900
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS18,750
    LEAD COMPOUNDS11,455
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)11,080
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE7,118
    AMMONIA5,147
    ALUMINUM829
    LEAD829
    COPPER553
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS177
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE155
    ZINC92
    NICKEL35
    MANGANESE24
    CHROMIUM4
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS 

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