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

County: LEHIGH
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 72%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS121,557
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)58,651
    TOLUENE33,815
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL21,834
    METHANOL19,574
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE19,022
    STYRENE18,318
    AMMONIA7,637
    ETHYLBENZENE4,951
    PHENOL4,497
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS4,130
    GLYCOL ETHERS2,753
    NAPHTHALENE2,028
    N-HEXANE1,975
    PROPIONALDEHYDE1,957
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE1,700
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID1,400
    FORMALDEHYDE1,371
    BENZENE1,358
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL1,318
    LEAD COMPOUNDS1,045
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL750
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER750
    CYCLOHEXANE750
    ALUMINUM520
    COPPER500
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID500
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL500
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS500
    CHLORINE361
    ETHYLENE OXIDE234
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)32
    ZINC COMPOUNDS28
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS12
    NICKEL10
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS8
    LEAD.391
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE.060

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