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

County: RUTHERFORD
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 45%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)459,898
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE384,669
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE358,381
    GLYCOL ETHERS324,355
    STYRENE239,577
    ETHYLBENZENE85,986
    TOLUENE73,738
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE36,377
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE30,731
    FORMALDEHYDE14,450
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE12,945
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE12,060
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL11,405
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL4,076
    DICHLOROMETHANE3,972
    METHYL METHACRYLATE3,221
    METHANOL3,103
    N-HEXANE2,956
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER2,008
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE1,616
    ZINC COMPOUNDS811
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS703
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE682
    AMMONIA445
    CHROMIUM370
    BENZENE236
    NICKEL230
    NITRIC ACID131
    CYCLOHEXANE75
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS69
    MANGANESE63
    CUMENE36
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS22
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS18
    LEAD COMPOUNDS16
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS13
    COPPER COMPOUNDS13
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS10
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE6
    DIISOCYANATES1

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