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

County: MILWAUKEE
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 76%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID488,255
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID416,308
    GLYCOL ETHERS198,298
    MANGANESE113,902
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE84,525
    TOLUENE71,223
    ACETALDEHYDE64,717
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)50,061
    STYRENE46,328
    AMMONIA35,436
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL35,207
    DICHLOROMETHANE26,322
    METHANOL21,417
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE16,788
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE13,564
    COPPER11,607
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE10,249
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE9,231
    METHYL METHACRYLATE7,318
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE6,644
    ZINC COMPOUNDS5,695
    LEAD5,608
    COPPER COMPOUNDS5,424
    ALUMINUM5,321
    LEAD COMPOUNDS4,711
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS3,542
    FORMIC ACID3,501
    CHLOROMETHANE3,051
    NITRIC ACID2,891
    N-HEXANE2,581
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER2,548
    NAPHTHALENE2,411
    TRIETHYLAMINE2,355
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS2,235
    NICKEL2,233
    CHROMIUM2,121
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS1,768
    SULFURIC ACID1,329
    CYCLOHEXANE1,128
    ACRYLIC ACID817
    BUTYL ACRYLATE724
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS708
    ETHYL ACRYLATE612
    ETHYLBENZENE605
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS532
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE529
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN489
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS269
    CHLOROFORM255
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL252
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS240
    BENZENE208
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS185
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL171
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS166
    DIETHANOLAMINE106
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS51
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)10
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS10
    DIISOCYANATES10
    ACRYLONITRILE5
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS3
    COBALT1

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