POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: KENTUCKY
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 8%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID24,445,998
    SULFURIC ACID8,161,358
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS5,081,549
    METHANOL4,957,467
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS4,145,762
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID3,466,129
    TOLUENE3,203,127
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS3,097,467
    ALUMINUM2,690,565
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS2,522,906
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS2,228,725
    ZINC COMPOUNDS2,167,276
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE2,121,002
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)1,801,485
    AMMONIA1,722,431
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS1,255,775
    N-HEXANE1,154,268
    GLYCOL ETHERS1,001,021
    COPPER COMPOUNDS773,272
    LEAD COMPOUNDS717,172
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL658,990
    STYRENE644,846
    2-CHLOR-1,3-BUTADIENE520,944
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)482,066
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE438,134
    DICHLOROTETRAFLUOROETHANE (CFC-114)435,000
    VINYL ACETATE380,230
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE351,533
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE314,425
    ETHYLBENZENE297,715
    1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE262,343
    ETHYLENE261,306
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE227,161
    METHYL METHACRYLATE225,284
    ACETALDEHYDE219,490
    COPPER201,836
    DICHLOROMETHANE200,232
    COBALT COMPOUNDS164,667
    1,3-BUTADIENE143,565
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE142,720
    LEAD137,536
    THALLIUM COMPOUNDS129,228
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE120,542
    CHLORINE114,541
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE112,091
    PHENOL111,611
    2-CHLORO-1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE105,163
    NITRIC ACID84,137
    CARBON DISULFIDE83,522
    ACRYLONITRILE81,184
    1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE70,011
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS64,468
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)62,647
    VANADIUM60,000
    BENZENE55,376
    CHLOROFORM54,246
    CYCLOHEXANE52,374
    VINYL CHLORIDE49,511
    FORMALDEHYDE48,119
    CHLOROMETHANE46,656
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS32,193
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER31,453
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE31,127
    PROPYLENE30,585
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS30,577
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL26,995
    2-CHLORO-1,1,1-TRIFLUOROETHANE26,829
    BUTYL ACRYLATE25,865
    NAPHTHALENE24,103
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL23,068
    ETHYL ACRYLATE22,939
    ZINC17,866
    1,3-DICHLORO-1,1,2,2,3-PENTAFLUOROPROPANE17,846
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS17,209
    1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE16,611
    3,3-DICHLORO-1,1,1,2,2-PENTAFLUOROPROPANE15,032
    1,2,4-TRICHLOROBENZENE14,408
    METHYL ACRYLATE14,315
    1,2-DICHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE13,535
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL12,837
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE12,169
    SODIUM NITRITE11,670
    2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL10,622
    CHROMIUM10,255
    CUMENE10,101
    CREOSOTES10,065
    DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE10,000
    MANGANESE7,170
    PROPYLENE OXIDE6,905
    FLUORINE6,331
    FORMIC ACID6,167
    ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)5,674
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS5,501
    1-CHLORO-1,1,2,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE5,412
    M-CRESOL4,624
    DIETHYL SULFATE4,437
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE4,258
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE4,179
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE4,170
    BIPHENYL3,906
    M-XYLENE3,235
    METHYL BROMIDE3,000
    ACETONITRILE2,957
    P-CRESOL2,879
    UNKNOWN2,718
    NICKEL2,701
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE2,461
    ACRYLIC ACID2,185
    TRIETHYLAMINE1,973
    DIISOCYANATES1,890
    BORON TRIFLUORIDE1,852
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE1,775
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS1,606
    DICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE1,560
    NICOTINE AND SALTS1,366
    ETHYLENE OXIDE1,321
    ANTHRACENE1,317
    CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE1,133
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE991
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE894
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE854
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE759
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER709
    1,1,2-TRICHLOROETHANE547
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE540
    MERCURY525
    COBALT505
    ALUMINUM OXIDE (FIBROUS FORMS)500
    ALLYL CHLORIDE500
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)425
    O-CRESOL289
    ANTIMONY256
    DIAMINOTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)255
    POLYCHLORINATED ALKANES (C10-C13)255
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS250
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE250
    LITHIUM CARBONATE250
    2,4-DINITROTOLUENE199
    CHLOROETHANE184
    CHLOROBENZENE165
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE140
    2,6-DINITROTOLUENE111
    1,1,2,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE111
    TOLUENE-2,6-DIISOCYANATE108
    CATECHOL70
    CHLOROTHALONIL45
    1,2-BUTYLENE OXIDE44
    1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE32
    PHENANTHRENE27
    1,1,1,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE26
    3-IODO-2-PROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE21
    1,2-DICHLOROBENZENE20
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE15
    DIETHANOLAMINE15
    TRIBUTYLTIN METHACRYLATE13
    1,3-DICHLOROBENZENE13
    SILVER COMPOUNDS10
    PYRIDINE8
    BENZOYL PEROXIDE8
    BIS(TRIBUTYLTIN) OXIDE7
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL6
    NITROBENZENE5
    HEXACHLOROETHANE5
    CARBOFURAN5
    HEXACHLORO-1,3-BUTADIENE5
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE5
    2,4,5-TRICHLOROPHENOL5
    2,4,6-TRICHLOROPHENOL5
    2,4-DIAMINOTOLUENE5
    (1,1'-BIPHENYL)-4,4'-DIAMINE, 3,3'-DIMETHYL-5
    DIMETHYLAMINE5
    1-(3-CHLOROALLYL)-3,5,7-TRIAZA-1-AZONIAADAMANTANE CHLORIDE5
    TITANIUM TETRACHLORIDE5
    ARSENIC1
    CHLORDANE.880
    HEPTACHLOR.700
    CAMPHECHLOR.360
    METHOXYCHLOR.310
    TRIFLURALIN.160
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS.160
    ALDRIN.110
    ISODRIN.110

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