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

County: CUYAHOGA
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 84%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    ZINC COMPOUNDS428,523
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS348,462
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE199,061
    TOLUENE157,674
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE138,255
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)113,623
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID107,625
    AMMONIA106,797
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE82,481
    GLYCOL ETHERS62,398
    DICHLOROMETHANE53,404
    METHANOL51,166
    LEAD COMPOUNDS46,501
    FORMALDEHYDE30,117
    ZINC28,295
    STYRENE27,377
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID27,110
    PHENOL26,314
    NITRIC ACID24,883
    NAPHTHALENE23,856
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS22,672
    METHYL METHACRYLATE22,165
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE21,185
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE19,098
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS15,573
    TRIETHYLAMINE14,260
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL10,557
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS10,342
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE8,976
    N-HEXANE8,533
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS7,190
    ETHYLBENZENE7,032
    SULFURIC ACID6,592
    COPPER6,140
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE5,952
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE5,298
    LEAD4,675
    PROPYLENE4,188
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS3,422
    NICKEL3,045
    SODIUM NITRITE2,892
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS2,651
    COPPER COMPOUNDS2,538
    ALUMINUM2,256
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS2,237
    CHROMIUM2,006
    MANGANESE1,707
    CHLOROETHANE1,648
    BENZENE1,614
    POLYCHLORINATED ALKANES (C10-C13)1,352
    CHLORINE1,262
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS689
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE658
    CYCLOHEXANE437
    LITHIUM CARBONATE394
    TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE356
    COBALT COMPOUNDS284
    CUMENE257
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL183
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE137
    FORMIC ACID102
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS96
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE85
    ANTIMONY50
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS43
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE21
    BUTYRALDEHYDE20
    DIISOCYANATES6
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL3
    DIETHANOLAMINE1
    MERCURY.100

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