POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: MICHIGAN
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 31%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID26,164,071
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS7,274,502
    METHANOL4,421,247
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)4,095,653
    SULFURIC ACID2,608,572
    TOLUENE2,542,801
    STYRENE2,262,468
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID2,175,221
    ETHYLENE1,638,670
    AMMONIA1,631,626
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL1,610,670
    GLYCOL ETHERS1,478,220
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS1,184,911
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE951,366
    ZINC COMPOUNDS909,641
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS858,175
    ETHYLBENZENE781,738
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE655,354
    COPPER COMPOUNDS628,575
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE519,851
    N-HEXANE485,762
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS458,713
    PROPYLENE402,480
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE355,128
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS344,319
    LEAD COMPOUNDS304,627
    FORMALDEHYDE303,432
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS282,541
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE270,714
    DICHLOROMETHANE259,507
    ACETALDEHYDE237,992
    BENZENE186,961
    PHENOL175,472
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE158,111
    MANGANESE140,918
    COBALT COMPOUNDS139,817
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE118,117
    ZINC114,609
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL113,389
    ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)110,873
    NAPHTHALENE104,836
    CARBONYL SULFIDE96,436
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)83,196
    1,3-BUTADIENE81,075
    ALUMINUM76,680
    NITRIC ACID70,310
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS64,209
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL61,549
    TRIETHYLAMINE59,340
    ACETONITRILE54,464
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER48,128
    METHYL METHACRYLATE47,185
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS44,314
    CHLORINE44,097
    1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE38,881
    CHLOROETHANE38,585
    COPPER34,454
    CUMENE31,636
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS31,253
    CHLOROMETHANE29,839
    VINYL ACETATE29,210
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS26,220
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS25,887
    2-CHLORO-1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE24,827
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL24,458
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS24,440
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE24,216
    LEAD23,958
    PROPIONALDEHYDE21,991
    NICKEL20,683
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE19,802
    CHROMIUM17,882
    POTASSIUM DIMETHYLDITHIOCARBAMATE15,760
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS11,912
    DIBENZOFURAN11,572
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)10,850
    CYCLOHEXANE10,717
    FORMIC ACID10,341
    1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE9,984
    ACRYLIC ACID9,412
    DIMETHYLAMINE8,854
    BUTYRALDEHYDE7,790
    ACRYLONITRILE7,369
    CARBON DISULFIDE6,842
    CREOSOTES6,456
    PROPYLENE OXIDE5,880
    DIETHANOLAMINE5,101
    ANTHRACENE5,061
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE4,866
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS4,428
    CAMPHECHLOR4,413
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE4,374
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE4,110
    SODIUM NITRITE4,040
    DIISOCYANATES3,764
    COBALT3,526
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE3,381
    QUINOLINE2,841
    2,6-XYLIDINE2,552
    PHENANTHRENE2,547
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE2,463
    BROMINE2,214
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE2,054
    BIPHENYL2,023
    2-METHYLLACTONITRILE1,726
    ACROLEIN1,705
    ETHYLENE OXIDE1,596
    ALLYL CHLORIDE1,591
    CHLOROBENZENE1,438
    URETHANE1,271
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE1,241
    CHLOROMETHYL METHYL ETHER1,080
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL1,025
    CHLOROFORM1,020
    ANTIMONY841
    METHYL ACRYLATE755
    CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE750
    ALLYL AMINE724
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE670
    ALLYL ALCOHOL632
    1,1,1,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE622
    VINYL CHLORIDE535
    PYRIDINE532
    MERCURY514
    TRICHLORFON505
    CHLORDANE441
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)394
    PHOSGENE389
    BUTYL ACRYLATE345
    2,4-D312
    2,4-DICHLOROPHENOL283
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE279
    HEXACHLOROETHANE254
    DIMETHIPIN250
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE250
    1,2-DIBROMOETHANE250
    2-MERCAPTOBENZOTHIAZOLE206
    DINITROBUTYL PHENOL176
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN163
    1,2-BUTYLENE OXIDE149
    PICLORAM120
    DIAMINOTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)111
    CATECHOL96
    SILVER83
    ETHYLENE THIOUREA82
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE80
    METHACRYLONITRILE80
    ACRYLAMIDE80
    THIRAM72
    POLYCHLORINATED ALKANES (C10-C13)69
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE63
    3-CHLORO-2-METHYL-1-PROPENE57
    VANADIUM53
    CHLOROACETIC ACID49
    CHLOROPHENOLS39
    TITANIUM TETRACHLORIDE32
    2,4,6-TRICHLOROPHENOL29
    ETHYL ACRYLATE26
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE25
    TOLUENE-2,6-DIISOCYANATE21
    2,2',6,6'-TETRABROMO-4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL17
    DAZOMET17
    1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE7
    2,4-D BUTOXYETHYL ESTER6
    UNKNOWN5
    SODIUM DICAMBA3
    M-CRESOL3
    3,3'-DICHLOROBENZIDINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE1
    2-PHENYLPHENOL1

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