POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: CONNECTICUT
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 87%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS741,658
    TOLUENE527,305
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID485,196
    1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE437,061
    DICHLOROMETHANE366,810
    METHANOL204,358
    AMMONIA185,571
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE175,403
    2-CHLORO-1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE131,130
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE129,607
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE127,454
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE110,356
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL83,218
    STYRENE75,984
    METHYL METHACRYLATE70,588
    O-XYLENE65,257
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE55,155
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)51,211
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER48,765
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE45,103
    GLYCOL ETHERS32,204
    SULFURIC ACID31,800
    NITRIC ACID26,251
    FORMALDEHYDE25,794
    NAPHTHALENE17,579
    COPPER16,471
    PHENOL10,773
    CHLOROETHANE10,087
    ETHYLBENZENE8,935
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS7,896
    CREOSOTES7,888
    DIPHENYLAMINE7,444
    CYCLOHEXANE7,209
    ZINC COMPOUNDS7,120
    COPPER COMPOUNDS7,003
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS6,387
    N-HEXANE6,334
    DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE4,928
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL4,798
    TRIETHYLAMINE4,301
    BENZENE3,825
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE3,638
    NICKEL3,124
    ANILINE2,517
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS2,503
    TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE2,464
    DICHLOROTETRAFLUOROETHANE (CFC-114)2,464
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL2,281
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE2,216
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS1,778
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS1,752
    ACRYLONITRILE1,732
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE1,685
    CHLORINE1,612
    FORMIC ACID1,541
    ACRYLIC ACID1,416
    LEAD1,309
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE1,287
    ACETONITRILE1,250
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS1,236
    CHROMIUM1,216
    LEAD COMPOUNDS1,137
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE1,127
    COBALT1,086
    PROPYLENE OXIDE1,084
    SODIUM NITRITE750
    ETHYL ACRYLATE713
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID709
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS524
    ZINC500
    ANTHRACENE500
    PHENANTHRENE500
    DIBENZOFURAN500
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER454
    ETHYLENE OXIDE390
    CARBON DISULFIDE302
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)274
    VINYL ACETATE257
    BUTYL ACRYLATE255
    DIMETHYLAMINE176
    DIISOCYANATES159
    PROPARGITE157
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE156
    VANADIUM152
    PROPARGYL ALCOHOL142
    NITROBENZENE109
    ACRYLAMIDE107
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS100
    CYCLOHEXANOL77
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE64
    P-CRESOL61
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE56
    CUMENE39
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS35
    1,3-BUTADIENE26
    MANGANESE26
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE22
    4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE20
    MERCURY18
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE16
    BROMINE15
    SILVER COMPOUNDS10
    COBALT COMPOUNDS5
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE5
    2,2',6,6'-TETRABROMO-4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL3
    BARIUM3
    ANTIMONY1

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