POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: COLORADO
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 10%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS5,576,203
    LEAD COMPOUNDS5,503,158
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS5,009,040
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS971,153
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID616,251
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID518,549
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL389,401
    GLYCOL ETHERS303,341
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS203,114
    N-HEXANE191,809
    AMMONIA189,708
    ZINC COMPOUNDS176,373
    TOLUENE162,253
    COPPER COMPOUNDS127,145
    STYRENE116,414
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)101,768
    COPPER94,185
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS90,288
    METHANOL89,195
    SULFURIC ACID87,639
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE66,371
    LEAD47,394
    CHLORINE46,534
    DICHLOROMETHANE42,736
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS33,972
    CHROMIUM31,366
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE30,223
    PROPYLENE28,258
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE27,075
    BARIUM25,340
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE24,653
    BENZENE19,261
    METHYL METHACRYLATE18,534
    ETHYLBENZENE16,736
    CYCLOHEXANE14,826
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER13,900
    MANGANESE13,063
    ZINC12,978
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE12,659
    COBALT COMPOUNDS12,159
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS11,001
    THALLIUM COMPOUNDS11,001
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)10,372
    ACETONITRILE10,200
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE9,449
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE9,400
    NITRIC ACID9,302
    SILVER COMPOUNDS9,275
    CREOSOTES6,901
    OZONE6,300
    ETHYLENE2,761
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS2,608
    DIISOCYANATES2,603
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL2,349
    ETHYLENE OXIDE2,207
    NAPHTHALENE2,106
    1,3-BUTADIENE1,241
    ALUMINUM990
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE664
    MERCURY629
    1,4-DIOXANE595
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS571
    CUMENE502
    NICKEL357
    CHLOROFORM256
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE255
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE98
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE56
    PHENOL46
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE25
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS16
    TETRACYCLINE HYDROCHLORIDE10
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS5
    1,1,1,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE5
    BIPHENYL1
    TRIFLURALIN.300

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