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

County: GALVESTON
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 54%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    AMMONIA1,747,644
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)1,349,983
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS1,100,744
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE705,871
    TOLUENE696,734
    BENZENE560,317
    ETHYLENE434,774
    PROPYLENE371,138
    CYCLOHEXANE334,579
    ETHYLBENZENE289,903
    METHANOL224,443
    VINYL ACETATE209,584
    N-HEXANE206,873
    SULFURIC ACID187,107
    BUTYRALDEHYDE157,198
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID100,222
    SODIUM NITRITE100,001
    STYRENE93,051
    PHENOL86,623
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)80,440
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL79,010
    PROPARGYL ALCOHOL77,754
    ACRYLONITRILE75,413
    FORMALDEHYDE74,534
    CHLORINE71,935
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE51,188
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE48,894
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER48,750
    PROPIONALDEHYDE41,798
    1,3-BUTADIENE41,194
    ACETALDEHYDE40,937
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS38,704
    CHLOROTRIFLUOROMETHANE35,000
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE31,917
    NAPHTHALENE11,877
    O-XYLENE11,048
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE10,166
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE9,624
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL9,385
    ISOBUTYRALDEHYDE7,359
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID5,344
    ZINC COMPOUNDS5,333
    GLYCOL ETHERS5,296
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS5,066
    VINYL CHLORIDE4,867
    CARBONYL SULFIDE4,192
    DIETHYL SULFATE4,066
    BARIUM3,400
    ETHYL ACRYLATE3,341
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE2,629
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL2,602
    BIPHENYL2,505
    MALONONITRILE2,320
    CHROMIUM1,755
    ACROLEIN1,642
    PYRIDINE1,547
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE1,450
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE1,357
    BUTYL ACRYLATE1,286
    DIETHANOLAMINE1,041
    VANADIUM897
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOETHYL ETHER889
    ACRYLAMIDE773
    ACETAMIDE773
    CUMENE745
    NICKEL701
    COPPER664
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE661
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS581
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER474
    LEAD413
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL364
    ACETONITRILE355
    ANTIMONY353
    CARBON DISULFIDE333
    1,2-DICHLOROBENZENE255
    DIMETHYLAMINE255
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE253
    NITRIC ACID250
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE250
    MANGANESE240
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS175
    HYDROQUINONE174
    QUINONE171
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS136
    CHLOROETHANE133
    PHENANTHRENE109
    ANTHRACENE83
    METHYL IODIDE72
    DINITROBUTYL PHENOL56
    LEAD COMPOUNDS55
    METHACRYLONITRILE54
    COBALT COMPOUNDS36
    COPPER COMPOUNDS12
    FORMIC ACID10
    O-CRESOL10
    CROTONALDEHYDE9
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS8
    STYRENE OXIDE5
    ALUMINUM2
    MERCURY2

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