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

Facility: UNION CARBIDE CORP. TEXAS CITY PLANT, TEXAS CITY, TX
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 65%.
  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    ETHYLENE320,066
    PROPYLENE209,869
    VINYL ACETATE195,205
    BUTYRALDEHYDE155,737
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL56,155
    PROPIONALDEHYDE40,952
    ACETALDEHYDE39,293
    BENZENE34,717
    METHANOL31,129
    TOLUENE24,525
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE22,876
    1,3-BUTADIENE21,266
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE16,188
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE7,212
    ISOBUTYRALDEHYDE6,945
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL6,768
    VINYL CHLORIDE4,867
    CYCLOHEXANE4,728
    DIETHYL SULFATE4,066
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)2,293
    NAPHTHALENE1,603
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE1,260
    DIETHANOLAMINE971
    STYRENE545
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL363
    ETHYLBENZENE277
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE271
    CHLORINE238
    GLYCOL ETHERS198
    HYDROQUINONE174
    QUINONE171
    ACROLEIN95
    ANTHRACENE81
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS81
    PHENANTHRENE81
    BIPHENYL70
    N-HEXANE70
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL15
    CROTONALDEHYDE9
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS7
    SODIUM NITRITE1
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS1

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