POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: MASSACHUSETTS
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 78%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID2,566,349
    AMMONIA739,928
    TOLUENE484,906
    GLYCOL ETHERS344,463
    SULFURIC ACID333,819
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL282,845
    METHANOL224,544
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID199,905
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE158,864
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE90,191
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS88,886
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)85,654
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE85,177
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER73,747
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE62,357
    N-HEXANE59,008
    DICHLOROMETHANE40,144
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS39,054
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE37,795
    ZINC COMPOUNDS35,580
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE34,008
    VINYL ACETATE33,652
    STYRENE27,820
    CYCLOHEXANE26,180
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL21,982
    NITRIC ACID20,020
    METHYL METHACRYLATE19,725
    FORMALDEHYDE19,670
    BUTYRALDEHYDE18,700
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE14,111
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS12,545
    LEAD COMPOUNDS12,024
    PHENOL11,624
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS10,949
    DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE8,297
    BENZENE7,956
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE7,901
    ACETONITRILE7,363
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL5,980
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE5,007
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE4,970
    NAPHTHALENE4,948
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE4,859
    ETHYLBENZENE4,845
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN3,898
    CHROMIUM3,504
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS3,013
    COPPER2,963
    CHLOROBENZENE2,833
    TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE2,829
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS2,581
    NICKEL2,459
    TRIETHYLAMINE2,415
    UNKNOWN2,000
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE1,943
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS1,573
    LEAD1,490
    DICHLOROTETRAFLUOROETHANE (CFC-114)1,439
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS1,175
    COBALT984
    ACRYLIC ACID915
    COPPER COMPOUNDS895
    BUTYL ACRYLATE766
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE704
    DIISOCYANATES691
    1,2-DICHLOROBENZENE604
    FORMIC ACID595
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)550
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE545
    SILVER COMPOUNDS510
    PYRIDINE434
    ETHYLENE OXIDE323
    ETHYL ACRYLATE316
    MANGANESE303
    CHLORINE298
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE297
    ZINC270
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS255
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE252
    ETHYLENE250
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS194
    COBALT COMPOUNDS176
    SILVER118
    METHYL ACRYLATE69
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS68
    CUMENE66
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE66
    SODIUM NITRITE55
    ACRYLONITRILE30
    HYDRAZINE16
    2,2',6,6'-TETRABROMO-4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL15
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER10
    LITHIUM CARBONATE10
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE9
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)5
    TOLUENE-2,6-DIISOCYANATE5
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE5
    4,4'-METHYLENEBIS(2-CHLOROANILINE)5
    CADMIUM3
    ACRYLAMIDE3
    MERCURY3

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