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

County: LAKE
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 9%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID3,043,586
    SULFURIC ACID701,005
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID252,940
    TOLUENE148,475
    METHANOL124,637
    DICHLOROMETHANE47,000
    AMMONIA37,010
    STYRENE32,279
    ACETALDEHYDE30,970
    CARBON DISULFIDE21,729
    N-HEXANE19,680
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE16,331
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)15,995
    VINYL ACETATE9,869
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS6,755
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS5,955
    ZINC COMPOUNDS4,230
    ETHYLBENZENE3,998
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE3,872
    GLYCOL ETHERS3,376
    NAPHTHALENE2,826
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE2,481
    BUTYL ACRYLATE1,702
    COPPER COMPOUNDS1,550
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS1,455
    1,3-BUTADIENE1,400
    DIETHANOLAMINE1,313
    CAPTAN935
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE900
    CUMENE881
    PERCHLOROMETHYL MERCAPTAN690
    COPPER670
    NICKEL609
    ETHYL ACRYLATE525
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)505
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS505
    COBALT COMPOUNDS505
    LEAD COMPOUNDS342
    PERACETIC ACID335
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS320
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS271
    CHLORINE145
    CHROMIUM139
    COBALT138
    PROPYLENE OXIDE135
    LEAD92
    HYDRAZINE74
    NITRIC ACID59
    MANGANESE54
    METHYL ACRYLATE29
    MERCURY25
    DIPHENYLAMINE15
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE10
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS4
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS4
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE.100

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