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

County: WESTMORELAND
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 110%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS2,945,976
    LEAD COMPOUNDS2,478,827
    COPPER COMPOUNDS197,255
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS150,233
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)76,683
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE55,868
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS53,005
    AMMONIA52,187
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE44,782
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS31,609
    TOLUENE26,391
    ZINC COMPOUNDS23,973
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS17,925
    ETHYLENE17,400
    ETHYLBENZENE14,139
    NITRIC ACID13,020
    PHENOL11,790
    BENZENE10,781
    NAPHTHALENE7,655
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS6,380
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID5,235
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE4,742
    PROPYLENE4,450
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE4,418
    ZINC3,582
    PHENANTHRENE3,450
    NICKEL2,632
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID2,041
    COBALT COMPOUNDS1,760
    CHROMIUM1,688
    ALUMINUM1,510
    COPPER990
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE673
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS500
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS496
    STYRENE452
    COBALT415
    DIISOCYANATES374
    N-HEXANE260
    MANGANESE95
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE95
    CYCLOHEXANE91
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)52
    GLYCOL ETHERS50
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER40
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE33
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS23
    MERCURY18
    FORMALDEHYDE17
    CHLORINE10
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)5
    LEAD5
    SILVER5
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE4

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