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

County: RICHLAND
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 31%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID3,209,462
    TOLUENE2,216,000
    METHANOL855,781
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS404,250
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS299,695
    SULFURIC ACID247,329
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID246,476
    AMMONIA204,826
    LEAD COMPOUNDS170,387
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS127,219
    ACETALDEHYDE100,955
    COPPER87,462
    FORMALDEHYDE63,716
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)55,000
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE46,555
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS34,090
    ZINC COMPOUNDS32,659
    STYRENE28,305
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE28,250
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)19,500
    CHLORINE9,650
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE7,877
    1,3-BUTADIENE7,600
    NITRIC ACID1,750
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS1,553
    COPPER COMPOUNDS1,336
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)1,104
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS940
    PHENOL760
    CATECHOL255
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS222
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS183
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE166
    TRIETHYLAMINE67
    METHYL METHACRYLATE30
    COBALT21
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE12
    NICKEL11
    BUTYL ACRYLATE6
    LEAD5
    BENZYL CHLORIDE3
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE3

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