POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: IOWA
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 35%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID4,232,962
    AMMONIA3,732,159
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS3,408,342
    N-HEXANE3,289,929
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS2,731,657
    ETHYLENE1,571,300
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID1,473,317
    TOLUENE1,163,904
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)1,009,909
    STYRENE792,787
    METHANOL685,140
    SULFURIC ACID618,953
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS617,604
    ACETALDEHYDE606,548
    ZINC COMPOUNDS488,468
    GLYCOL ETHERS484,299
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE365,030
    VINYL ACETATE324,900
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE203,657
    PROPYLENE194,365
    LEAD COMPOUNDS155,800
    COPPER COMPOUNDS151,550
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS145,002
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE140,501
    CYCLOHEXANE129,305
    FORMALDEHYDE126,472
    ETHYLBENZENE120,650
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL113,070
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE103,036
    DICHLOROMETHANE95,841
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS84,960
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)83,336
    PROPIONALDEHYDE79,309
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE77,533
    PHENOL77,405
    DIISOCYANATES72,542
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL72,484
    CHLORINE67,120
    METHYL METHACRYLATE60,588
    SODIUM NITRITE48,222
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER40,090
    O-XYLENE39,813
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE37,886
    M-XYLENE35,745
    ACRYLIC ACID30,000
    ETHYLENE OXIDE29,453
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE29,280
    BARIUM28,946
    MANGANESE23,853
    P-XYLENE21,967
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE21,679
    LEAD20,288
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE20,056
    COPPER19,650
    BENZENE17,954
    ZINC15,887
    NAPHTHALENE13,873
    ALUMINUM11,044
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE10,082
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL9,983
    TRIETHYLAMINE8,937
    1,1,2-TRICHLOROETHANE8,101
    1,3-BUTADIENE6,404
    NICKEL5,851
    FORMIC ACID4,650
    CHROMIUM4,584
    PROPYLENE OXIDE4,400
    NITRIC ACID4,192
    2,3-DICHLOROPROPENE3,570
    CHLOROBENZENE3,450
    ATRAZINE3,430
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE2,890
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS2,569
    CHLOROMETHANE2,200
    CHLOROETHANE2,100
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS1,921
    2,4-D1,557
    MERCURY1,344
    OXYFLUORFEN1,000
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE885
    ALACHLOR768
    PROPANIL750
    ALLYL AMINE640
    PENDIMETHALIN609
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL582
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE575
    COBALT562
    SILVER500
    DICAMBA500
    TRIFLURALIN383
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)331
    PROPACHLOR324
    MECOPROP320
    ACETONITRILE310
    PHENANTHRENE310
    METRIBUZIN255
    AMETRYN250
    ACETAMIDE250
    HEXAZINONE250
    DIAZINON250
    DIMETHYLAMINE DICAMBA250
    2,4-D 2-ETHYLHEXYL ESTER250
    CARBOFURAN250
    ACROLEIN250
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS238
    CUMENE194
    BUTYL ACRYLATE176
    COBALT COMPOUNDS159
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS116
    TRIALLATE95
    DIMETHYLAMINE81
    DESMEDIPHAM53
    ACRYLONITRILE20
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE20
    NITROGLYCERIN18
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS10
    ANILINE10
    DIURON10
    UNKNOWN9
    BIFENTHRIN7
    SODIUM DICAMBA5
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE4
    THIRAM3
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE2
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE1
    CYCLOHEXANOL1
    CAPTAN1
    CARBOXIN1

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