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

County: SALT LAKE
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 676%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    COPPER COMPOUNDS78,422,610
    LEAD COMPOUNDS49,897,484
    ZINC COMPOUNDS5,320,163
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)2,837,620
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS761,305
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS526,105
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS508,524
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE165,358
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS158,210
    SULFURIC ACID134,711
    AMMONIA123,202
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS112,001
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS110,955
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS72,270
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS69,265
    THALLIUM COMPOUNDS61,260
    STYRENE47,584
    TOLUENE42,133
    CHROMIUM38,264
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS38,260
    ALUMINUM31,291
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID26,213
    PROPYLENE23,900
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE23,508
    GLYCOL ETHERS17,600
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS16,306
    FORMALDEHYDE15,205
    N-HEXANE13,305
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE12,113
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)10,160
    SILVER COMPOUNDS9,138
    METHANOL8,368
    ETHYLENE8,200
    BENZENE6,600
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID5,900
    NITRIC ACID5,299
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)3,505
    CYCLOHEXANE3,355
    NAPHTHALENE3,255
    ETHYLBENZENE3,000
    ETHYLENE OXIDE2,873
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE2,500
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE1,898
    DICHLOROMETHANE1,798
    CHLORINE1,200
    DIISOCYANATES879
    MANGANESE773
    1,3-BUTADIENE755
    LEAD319
    NITROGLYCERIN300
    ANTHRACENE255
    CARBONYL SULFIDE255
    CARBON DISULFIDE255
    TITANIUM TETRACHLORIDE255
    PHENANTHRENE250
    THIOUREA250
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS61
    COPPER31
    CUMENE15
    ZINC12
    BIPHENYL10
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE7
    NICKEL7
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE7
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE5
    ALUMINUM OXIDE (FIBROUS FORMS)1

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