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

Facility: VALERO REFINING CO. CALIFORNIA BENICIA REFY., BENICIA, CA
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 18%.
  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS492,000
    AMMONIA186,203
    SULFURIC ACID150,000
    METHANOL133,002
    PROPYLENE48,900
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER35,830
    ETHYLENE21,900
    TOLUENE15,100
    CYCLOHEXANE12,700
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)11,400
    BENZENE10,400
    ETHYLBENZENE4,100
    N-HEXANE3,935
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE1,840
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE1,750
    NAPHTHALENE937
    ZINC COMPOUNDS506
    1,3-BUTADIENE426
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS225
    LEAD COMPOUNDS125
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE119
    PHENOL95
    CUMENE84
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS59
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL22
    COPPER COMPOUNDS20
    COBALT COMPOUNDS12
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS6
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS2
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS.110
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE.005

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