POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Air Releases

State: CALIFORNIA
  • From 1988 to 2002, total air releases have decreased 79%.
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    AMMONIA5,656,079523,417
    STYRENE1,695,881555,436
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID1,195,36699,880
    METHANOL1,189,357133,368
    SULFURIC ACID670,4295,571
    N-HEXANE465,851181,067
    GLYCOL ETHERS421,125418,012
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)384,415203,612
    1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE340,34140,329
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER328,087149,901
    TOLUENE303,323139,957
    FORMALDEHYDE291,28912,183
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL278,414274,165
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE220,55193,589
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE185,219202,711
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE159,62469,221
    PROPYLENE139,01832,079
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE107,39814,374
    MANGANESE88,3331,301
    DICHLOROMETHANE80,75242,659
    CARBONYL SULFIDE73,234579
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE68,2588,767
    PHENOL64,9973,440
    VINYL ACETATE64,4234,276
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE63,26437,519
    ETHYLENE60,42216,589
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE55,567150,501
    ZINC COMPOUNDS46,97216,677
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE46,71683,749
    BENZENE44,80422,127
    ETHYLBENZENE37,99323,913
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL35,22839,671
    CYCLOHEXANE33,90313,594
    METHYL METHACRYLATE28,84511,174
    ACETALDEHYDE24,2501,010
    NITRIC ACID21,7788,909
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE17,5743,242
    CARBON DISULFIDE16,874265
    METHYL BROMIDE16,4931,429
    P-XYLENE13,4281,492
    LEAD COMPOUNDS11,0941,867
    M-XYLENE10,381 
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE7,97372
    ACETONITRILE7,3872,477
    1,3-BUTADIENE7,298857
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID7,078968
    PROPYLENE OXIDE6,60114,390
    TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE5,80616,865
    NAPHTHALENE5,2888,194
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE5,2747,870
    ACETOPHENONE4,9001,210
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS4,8561,273
    CHLORINE4,303541
    COPPER4,2756,239
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS4,1341,458
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS3,92123
    ALUMINUM3,5301,285
    ZINC3,0831,770
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS2,6329,125
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE2,624617
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE2,622364
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE2,6201,666
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL2,5815,662
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)2,518203
    FREON 1132,2732,422
    DIISOCYANATES1,80233
    CHROMIUM1,5595,791
    VINYL CHLORIDE1,4758,064
    BUTYL ACRYLATE1,466823
    COPPER COMPOUNDS1,4182,284
    CUMENE1,2984,872
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS1,283851
    1,2,4-TRICHLOROBENZENE1,23322
    DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE1,2244,308
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS1,118320
    NICKEL1,098788
    CHLOROPICRIN1,053389
    ETHYLENE OXIDE1,046598
    2-METHYLPYRIDINE99030
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS8085
    LEAD622919
    DICHLOROTETRAFLUOROETHANE (CFC-114)6161,790
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE613337
    DIMETHYLAMINE59676
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS548385
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE400600
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE386505
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS348315,658
    CATECHOL34611
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE280 
    ANTIMONY261260
    COBALT25954
    1,4-DIOXANE254360
    PERACETIC ACID250250
    MERCURY2365
    COBALT COMPOUNDS219289
    BARIUM2041,993
    1,2-DICHLOROBENZENE190250
    THIRAM141141
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL112710
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS97275
    O-XYLENE8917
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE765
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE4991,877
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)40142
    ETHYL ACRYLATE39547
    ACRYLONITRILE37311
    SODIUM NITRITE36507
    NITROGLYCERIN35 
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)3536
    2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL28522
    DIETHANOLAMINE231,817
    1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE2312,034
    ARSENIC22267
    PHENANTHRENE91,020
    ACROLEIN9105
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL9 
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE8.918
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE8127
    VANADIUM856
    THIOPHANATE-METHYL7 
    CADMIUM610
    THIOUREA5 
    SILVER COMPOUNDS55,678
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS5 
    POLYCHLORINATED ALKANES (C10-C13)55
    BENZOYL CHLORIDE55
    CHLORENDIC ACID5 
    ACRYLAMIDE5 
    HYDRAZINE55
    CHLOROFORM55
    UNKNOWN5 
    THIOBENCARB3 
    ANTHRACENE2 
    OXYDIAZON2 
    SILVER212
    SODIUM DIMETHYLDITHIOCARBAMATE1260
    1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE1 
    ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)1 
    NITRAPYRIN1 
    TRIFLURALIN.7003,019
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS.500 
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE.4075
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS.016 
    TRANS-1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE 12
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE .060
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN 1
    1,2-DIBROMOETHANE 12
    CHLOROBENZENE 5
    ALUMINUM OXIDE (FIBROUS FORMS) 1
    BENFLURALIN 2,786
    SULFURYL FLUORIDE 28,500
    NICOTINE AND SALTS 20
    1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (MIXED ISOMERS) 290
    HEXACHLOROETHANE 1
    BROMOTRIFLUOROMETHANE 2,177
    PHOSPHORUS (YELLOW OR WHITE) 2
    SELENIUM 5
    ACRYLIC ACID 1
    2,2',6,6'-TETRABROMO-4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL 94
    CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE 290
    QUINTOZENE 527
    4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE 32

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