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

County: NUECES
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 63%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS3,423,342
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS1,175,449
    PROPYLENE503,193
    METHANOL377,778
    ZINC COMPOUNDS369,340
    FORMALDEHYDE273,438
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)248,385
    N-HEXANE243,976
    TOLUENE230,675
    BENZENE220,449
    ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)193,978
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER159,023
    ETHYLENE122,706
    P-XYLENE85,067
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS76,141
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE53,442
    ETHYLBENZENE50,702
    O-XYLENE48,948
    COPPER COMPOUNDS44,501
    CUMENE39,701
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE38,514
    CYCLOHEXANE36,329
    M-XYLENE33,538
    DIETHANOLAMINE33,028
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID32,525
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)32,353
    AMMONIA29,088
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS27,294
    LEAD COMPOUNDS26,483
    CHLORINE21,180
    SULFURIC ACID19,801
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE12,696
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE12,449
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS12,082
    ACETALDEHYDE12,029
    FORMIC ACID11,042
    BIPHENYL5,558
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL4,715
    SELENIUM3,231
    NAPHTHALENE3,070
    1,3-BUTADIENE2,827
    BUTYRALDEHYDE2,781
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE2,775
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID2,613
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS2,566
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL2,022
    PHENOL1,807
    VANADIUM1,649
    CARBON DISULFIDE1,307
    CROTONALDEHYDE1,085
    CARBONYL SULFIDE827
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE770
    COBALT COMPOUNDS407
    TRIETHYLAMINE378
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE300
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)200
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE165
    STYRENE147
    MERCURY38
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS38
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS12
    LEAD2

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