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

Facility: VALERO REFINING - TEXAS L.P., HOUSTON, TX
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 48%.
  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS347,793
    SULFURIC ACID39,509
    PROPYLENE34,978
    ETHYLENE33,704
    N-HEXANE21,300
    TOLUENE15,736
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER14,961
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE14,869
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)14,261
    AMMONIA11,310
    BENZENE9,433
    CYCLOHEXANE6,062
    NAPHTHALENE5,239
    METHANOL3,902
    ETHYLBENZENE3,725
    CARBONYL SULFIDE2,883
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS2,542
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS1,190
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS1,103
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS544
    CHLORINE250
    1,3-BUTADIENE216
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL37
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)22
    LEAD COMPOUNDS16
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE11
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS4
    COBALT COMPOUNDS1

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