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

Facility: ASARCO INC. AMARILLO COPPER REFY., AMARILLO, TX
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 93%.
  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    COPPER COMPOUNDS136,139
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)75,828
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS54,646
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS39,164
    LEAD COMPOUNDS28,982
    NITRIC ACID14,249
    SULFURIC ACID13,385
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS6,741
    ZINC COMPOUNDS2,359
    SILVER COMPOUNDS554
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID500
    STYRENE448

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