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

County: MONTGOMERY
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 68%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID718,083
    SULFURIC ACID116,111
    ZINC COMPOUNDS74,427
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID66,683
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS65,220
    ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)64,542
    GLYCOL ETHERS56,082
    PROPIONALDEHYDE54,873
    CHLOROFORM36,000
    TOLUENE34,682
    ACETALDEHYDE33,744
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL28,021
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)27,032
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS26,130
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE24,331
    COPPER20,339
    AMMONIA16,394
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE11,066
    DICHLOROMETHANE10,012
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE8,100
    METHANOL7,052
    NITRIC ACID6,880
    LEAD COMPOUNDS6,441
    PHENOL4,800
    ETHYLBENZENE3,873
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE3,680
    COPPER COMPOUNDS2,322
    BENZENE2,140
    N-HEXANE1,373
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS1,088
    CYCLOHEXANE830
    STYRENE500
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE470
    CUMENE447
    MANGANESE406
    LEAD379
    NICKEL374
    CHLORINE350
    CHROMIUM243
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS240
    NAPHTHALENE183
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL167
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS103
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS76
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS29
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE4
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS4
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE.400

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