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

County: PIERCE
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 45%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    METHANOL625,951
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID252,164
    LEAD COMPOUNDS79,661
    COPPER78,630
    AMMONIA49,390
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)43,181
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE40,390
    ACETALDEHYDE39,996
    FORMALDEHYDE33,509
    TOLUENE31,849
    STYRENE26,711
    PHENOL25,700
    SULFURIC ACID22,900
    CARBONYL SULFIDE20,046
    DICHLOROMETHANE14,298
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS14,162
    N-HEXANE7,091
    CYCLOHEXANE3,425
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE2,876
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL2,678
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE2,495
    FORMIC ACID2,430
    BENZENE2,341
    CREOSOTES1,128
    ETHYLBENZENE765
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS493
    ACETONITRILE362
    CHROMIUM355
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS343
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE334
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS255
    CHLORINE247
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL171
    DIISOCYANATES170
    MANGANESE170
    NAPHTHALENE110
    PYRIDINE88
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE79
    NICKEL62
    CHLOROFORM59
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL51
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE48
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER28
    ANTIMONY22
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)10
    COPPER COMPOUNDS10
    LEAD10
    CATECHOL6
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE5
    NITRIC ACID5
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE2
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS1
    GLYCOL ETHERS.010

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