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

County: SHELBY
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 5%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    AMMONIA3,917,660
    TOLUENE1,742,978
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID693,791
    METHANOL523,004
    ZINC COMPOUNDS508,080
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS487,020
    SULFURIC ACID419,856
    METHYL METHACRYLATE399,096
    N-HEXANE334,247
    PROPIONALDEHYDE190,000
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID180,015
    ACETALDEHYDE163,716
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE143,456
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)127,886
    ACETONITRILE110,998
    CHLOROFORM91,000
    CHLOROMETHANE68,000
    GLYCOL ETHERS61,109
    DICHLOROMETHANE30,784
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE29,139
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS26,605
    COPPER COMPOUNDS20,314
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE20,003
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE19,124
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS15,500
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE10,897
    STYRENE10,807
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS9,828
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS9,800
    LEAD COMPOUNDS9,382
    2-METHYLLACTONITRILE8,800
    PROPYLENE8,700
    ETHYLENE7,200
    BUTYL ACRYLATE5,800
    ETHYLBENZENE5,590
    BENZENE5,336
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE5,005
    LEAD3,520
    ACRYLONITRILE3,489
    CYCLOHEXANE2,950
    ETHYL ACRYLATE2,584
    MANGANESE2,511
    NAPHTHALENE2,197
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS1,531
    PHENOL1,332
    CHLORINE1,207
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE949
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS804
    HEXACHLOROCYCLOPENTADIENE606
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL551
    M-XYLENE500
    1,3-BUTADIENE500
    CUMENE500
    CREOSOTES481
    FORMALDEHYDE415
    PHENANTHRENE383
    COBALT267
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)260
    CHROMIUM259
    DIETHANOLAMINE258
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)241
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS191
    DIBENZOFURAN172
    ANTHRACENE146
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL104
    UNKNOWN98
    NITRIC ACID73
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE72
    MERCURY60
    2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL45
    P-CRESOL37
    M-CRESOL31
    O-CRESOL19
    HYDRAZINE16
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE12
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS12
    CHLOROTHALONIL10
    O-XYLENE10
    P-XYLENE10
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE5
    BARIUM5
    VANADIUM5
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE5
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS5
    NICKEL5
    COBALT COMPOUNDS5
    ACROLEIN3
    HYDROQUINONE1
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE.500

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