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

County: EL PASO
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 63%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID190,405
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE99,774
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID42,443
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)38,358
    LEAD36,703
    SULFURIC ACID36,000
    COPPER35,263
    GLYCOL ETHERS28,873
    STYRENE24,737
    TOLUENE19,569
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE15,185
    BENZENE11,372
    ZINC10,871
    N-HEXANE9,290
    COPPER COMPOUNDS8,620
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL7,505
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE5,949
    CHLORINE4,600
    ETHYLBENZENE4,104
    CARBONYL SULFIDE2,850
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER1,755
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE1,500
    CYCLOHEXANE1,442
    PHENOL1,395
    NAPHTHALENE1,313
    MANGANESE1,295
    2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL1,046
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE1,000
    PROPYLENE1,000
    M-CRESOL960
    ETHYLENE750
    P-CRESOL728
    DIETHANOLAMINE500
    ZINC COMPOUNDS444
    LEAD COMPOUNDS343
    1,3-BUTADIENE265
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)255
    AMMONIA250
    ETHYLENE OXIDE208
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS130
    CHROMIUM89
    BARIUM68
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS50
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)45
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS43
    CADMIUM31
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS20
    MERCURY17
    NICKEL16
    VANADIUM14
    SILVER COMPOUNDS10
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE.200

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