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

County: ORANGE
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 59%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    ETHYLENE1,136,538
    METHANOL998,249
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE695,303
    N-HEXANE414,456
    CYCLOHEXANE363,883
    FORMIC ACID309,655
    VINYL ACETATE282,441
    AMMONIA216,046
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS170,846
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS140,000
    PROPYLENE96,558
    1,3-BUTADIENE77,681
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID73,170
    ACETALDEHYDE69,267
    FORMALDEHYDE42,767
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS40,550
    BENZENE34,493
    BUTYL ACRYLATE29,278
    ZINC COMPOUNDS28,825
    CHLOROMETHANE28,215
    ACETONITRILE27,935
    CARBON DISULFIDE24,000
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)22,300
    CARBONYL SULFIDE19,000
    CHLOROBENZENE18,944
    METHYL ACRYLATE13,179
    TOLUENE10,712
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE10,162
    STYRENE9,662
    PHENOL9,241
    FREON 1138,751
    CYCLOHEXANOL7,280
    CHLOROFORM7,134
    ACRYLIC ACID6,014
    LEAD COMPOUNDS4,595
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS3,539
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS2,364
    CHLORINE2,073
    COPPER COMPOUNDS1,349
    MANGANESE1,342
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)1,334
    ACRYLONITRILE632
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL523
    ANILINE515
    CATECHOL500
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL459
    NITROBENZENE388
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS377
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS262
    NAPHTHALENE255
    CHLOROETHANE238
    ETHYLBENZENE210
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE140
    DINITROTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)131
    HEXAZINONE125
    DICHLOROMETHANE83
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE67
    1,4-DIOXANE55
    PYRIDINE43
    NITRIC ACID32
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS26
    BIPHENYL26
    1,2-DICHLOROBENZENE26
    P-CHLOROANILINE12
    2-CHLOR-1,3-BUTADIENE11
    ETHYL ACRYLATE11
    SODIUM NITRITE10
    DIETHANOLAMINE10
    M-PHENYLENEDIAMINE9
    O-PHENYLENEDIAMINE9
    N,N-DIMETHYLANILINE8
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE8
    P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE7
    TRICHLOROACETYL CHLORIDE1
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE.262

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