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

County: BRAZORIA
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 85%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS16,062,637
    ACRYLONITRILE8,273,459
    AMMONIA7,692,753
    ACRYLIC ACID3,712,248
    ACRYLAMIDE2,900,000
    CYCLOHEXANOL1,822,200
    ETHYLENE1,558,910
    METHANOL1,344,792
    FORMIC ACID1,220,592
    PROPYLENE1,023,162
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE791,753
    HYDROQUINONE300,030
    BENZENE298,271
    PICLORAM260,466
    ACETONITRILE260,292
    FORMALDEHYDE229,487
    N-HEXANE227,778
    PHENOL227,678
    SULFURIC ACID194,715
    CYCLOHEXANE168,161
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)145,659
    PYRIDINE130,000
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS122,229
    ACETAMIDE120,000
    1,3-BUTADIENE118,177
    TOLUENE116,545
    ACROLEIN110,420
    STYRENE104,938
    METHACRYLONITRILE94,000
    CHLORINE88,273
    ETHYLBENZENE55,395
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID52,700
    COPPER COMPOUNDS42,007
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE37,663
    CUMENE37,290
    BUTYRALDEHYDE34,205
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL30,611
    VINYL CHLORIDE30,345
    DICHLOROMETHANE29,419
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS25,849
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN24,893
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS22,250
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER20,047
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS17,244
    DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE14,701
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL13,964
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE13,682
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE12,739
    DIISOCYANATES9,404
    1,1,2-TRICHLOROETHANE9,234
    ZINC COMPOUNDS8,848
    1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE8,802
    PROPYLENE OXIDE8,712
    BIPHENYL8,643
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE8,284
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE8,144
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE7,597
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE7,446
    NAPHTHALENE7,093
    CHLOROFORM6,865
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE6,725
    1,2,3-TRICHLOROPROPANE6,520
    ISOBUTYRALDEHYDE6,000
    GLYCOL ETHERS5,853
    ETHYLENE OXIDE5,761
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE5,760
    PROPIONALDEHYDE5,109
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE5,024
    COBALT COMPOUNDS4,689
    2,3-DICHLOROPROPENE3,383
    1,1,2,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE3,088
    1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE2,771
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS2,683
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)2,560
    1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (MIXED ISOMERS)2,461
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE2,229
    1,2-DICHLOROBENZENE1,978
    CHLOROMETHANE1,486
    1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE1,334
    BIS(2-CHLORO-1-METHYLETHYL) ETHER1,325
    1,2-BUTYLENE OXIDE1,262
    PHENANTHRENE1,066
    ZINC1,043
    1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE965
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL870
    1,1,1,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE829
    BUTYL ACRYLATE808
    ALLYL CHLORIDE693
    CHLOROETHANE503
    COPPER500
    LEAD374
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID365
    2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL286
    ANTHRACENE258
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE178
    CHLOROBENZENE171
    M-CRESOL155
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS133
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE127
    PENTACHLOROETHANE118
    LEAD COMPOUNDS100
    HEXACHLOROETHANE100
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE84
    MERCURY38
    TRIETHYLAMINE29
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE28
    BROMINE27
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE23
    PHOSGENE23
    NITRIC ACID19
    PENTACHLOROBENZENE18
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS14
    ACETALDEHYDE9
    CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE9
    VINYL ACETATE6
    ANILINE6
    1,1-DICHLOROETHANE5
    HEXACHLORO-1,3-BUTADIENE4
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE3
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS2
    1,4-DICHLORO-2-BUTENE2
    NITRILOTRIACETIC ACID1

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