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

County: CHESTER
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 56%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    TOLUENE682,736
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID137,949
    SULFURIC ACID76,268
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS54,373
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS43,977
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS42,405
    ZINC COMPOUNDS30,320
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE15,864
    STYRENE15,854
    AMMONIA14,902
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)13,898
    COPPER COMPOUNDS12,712
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER9,115
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID7,749
    METHANOL7,624
    NITRIC ACID4,741
    PHENOL4,272
    LEAD COMPOUNDS3,691
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE3,333
    BENZENE2,527
    N-HEXANE2,031
    ACRYLIC ACID1,950
    DICHLOROMETHANE1,950
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE1,580
    FORMALDEHYDE1,056
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL843
    MANGANESE822
    GLYCOL ETHERS666
    CUMENE660
    PHOSPHORUS (YELLOW OR WHITE)586
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE564
    CHROMIUM561
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS505
    COPPER393
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL265
    ETHYLBENZENE247
    ACETONITRILE205
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE135
    NICKEL43
    LEAD32
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS32
    CYCLOHEXANE27
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS26
    CYCLOHEXANOL10
    ALUMINUM5
    COBALT5
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE.400

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