POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: MARYLAND
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 64%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID24,678,780
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS3,270,753
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID3,196,742
    SULFURIC ACID2,980,726
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS1,704,622
    CARBONYL SULFIDE1,119,460
    METHANOL655,067
    NAPHTHALENE608,156
    STYRENE579,002
    AMMONIA384,369
    N-HEXANE233,239
    ZINC COMPOUNDS178,885
    GLYCOL ETHERS171,893
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE170,761
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)160,190
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE155,161
    TOLUENE140,295
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL133,514
    ACETALDEHYDE121,221
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS107,480
    LEAD COMPOUNDS97,209
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE88,994
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS83,161
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER60,846
    DICHLOROMETHANE55,411
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS47,520
    COPPER COMPOUNDS42,945
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS40,717
    PHENOL36,151
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)34,000
    CHLOROMETHANE34,000
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS28,383
    ETHYLBENZENE28,308
    METHYL METHACRYLATE27,270
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE23,429
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE19,005
    CHLORINE16,401
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS13,324
    FORMALDEHYDE13,026
    VINYL ACETATE9,644
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE8,923
    3-CHLORO-2-METHYL-1-PROPENE7,727
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS7,157
    LEAD6,541
    ACETONITRILE5,896
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL5,265
    NITRIC ACID4,591
    BENZENE4,490
    CHROMIUM4,216
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE3,915
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE3,214
    CARBARYL3,131
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE2,929
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS2,581
    DIISOCYANATES2,559
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)2,189
    COBALT COMPOUNDS1,787
    ACRYLIC ACID1,675
    CYCLOHEXANE1,570
    DIMETHYLAMINE1,350
    PROPYLENE1,335
    MANGANESE1,005
    UNKNOWN755
    ETHYLENE OXIDE751
    BUTYL ACRYLATE500
    ALUMINUM500
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)493
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE418
    PHENANTHRENE409
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS398
    OXYDIAZON389
    FORMIC ACID352
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE263
    LITHIUM CARBONATE255
    PROPYLENE OXIDE255
    ACRYLAMIDE252
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS213
    CUMENE197
    MERCURY197
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE187
    PERMETHRIN147
    TITANIUM TETRACHLORIDE141
    ZINC122
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE119
    PYRIDINE115
    NICKEL91
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL86
    BORON TRIFLUORIDE84
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE83
    BIFENTHRIN77
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOETHYL ETHER56
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE36
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE34
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE16
    TRIETHYLAMINE15
    SODIUM NITRITE12
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS9
    CATECHOL2
    NITROGLYCERIN1
    FOLPET1

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