POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: MAINE
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 47%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS3,042,188
    METHANOL1,953,315
    AMMONIA858,040
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS855,191
    SULFURIC ACID410,580
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID393,174
    ACETALDEHYDE284,993
    FORMALDEHYDE180,810
    ZINC COMPOUNDS174,943
    GLYCOL ETHERS120,061
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS92,253
    STYRENE62,407
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL45,707
    PHENOL40,296
    TOLUENE27,602
    FORMIC ACID22,383
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)21,343
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE15,496
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)12,510
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE11,868
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE10,202
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER10,032
    LEAD COMPOUNDS9,938
    METHYL METHACRYLATE9,473
    CHLORINE9,360
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL8,772
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE8,600
    NAPHTHALENE6,208
    PROPYLENE OXIDE4,909
    N-HEXANE4,261
    PROPYLENE3,894
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS3,850
    BENZENE3,791
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL2,335
    ETHYLBENZENE2,292
    COPPER COMPOUNDS2,030
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS1,933
    DIISOCYANATES1,709
    NITRIC ACID1,521
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE1,054
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS1,011
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID943
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS925
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE863
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL755
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE750
    CYCLOHEXANE551
    LEAD524
    COPPER512
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE500
    THIRAM500
    METHYL ACRYLATE480
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE480
    CATECHOL445
    NICKEL263
    CHROMIUM131
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS76
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS50
    COBALT33
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE33
    MERCURY25
    COBALT COMPOUNDS16
    MANGANESE15
    DAZOMET8

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