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

County: ALLEGHENY
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 40%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID2,396,578
    AMMONIA1,096,094
    SULFURIC ACID772,257
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS315,810
    TOLUENE193,965
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID193,416
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)147,580
    METHANOL138,400
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE125,845
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS105,694
    STYRENE103,194
    ETHYLENE86,414
    BENZENE68,186
    NAPHTHALENE55,714
    PHENOL46,559
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL39,362
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS36,006
    GLYCOL ETHERS35,332
    CARBON DISULFIDE34,920
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE32,673
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE32,217
    COPPER27,005
    ETHYLBENZENE26,400
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE23,683
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER17,116
    UNKNOWN14,326
    N-HEXANE12,605
    PROPYLENE9,104
    CUMENE8,951
    LEAD COMPOUNDS8,535
    PHENANTHRENE7,706
    ZINC COMPOUNDS7,044
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE5,302
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL4,132
    ANTHRACENE3,992
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS3,991
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE3,692
    SELENIUM2,976
    BUTYL ACRYLATE2,893
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS2,655
    BORON TRIFLUORIDE2,459
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL2,244
    CYCLOHEXANE1,717
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS1,590
    DIBENZOFURAN1,553
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE1,514
    COPPER COMPOUNDS1,237
    NITRIC ACID1,082
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE1,081
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS1,053
    NICKEL1,009
    LEAD857
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)855
    MANGANESE777
    2-CHLORO-1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE750
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS699
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE675
    BIPHENYL619
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS561
    CHROMIUM518
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS510
    QUINOLINE460
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)354
    COBALT265
    METHYL METHACRYLATE262
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL260
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE255
    ETHYLENE OXIDE250
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS203
    DIISOCYANATES80
    ACETONITRILE61
    ETHYL ACRYLATE46
    MERCURY17
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL10
    2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL4
    ACRYLIC ACID2
    SODIUM NITRITE1

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