POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: MINNESOTA
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 58%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS7,355,302
    N-HEXANE1,522,610
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS1,480,728
    METHANOL1,468,729
    AMMONIA1,292,623
    STYRENE1,179,502
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS1,144,172
    TOLUENE1,054,855
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)911,437
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE637,400
    GLYCOL ETHERS613,510
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL565,886
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE520,979
    ZINC COMPOUNDS507,238
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID448,588
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS302,897
    COPPER COMPOUNDS289,369
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE288,691
    ACETALDEHYDE276,153
    FORMALDEHYDE226,729
    LEAD COMPOUNDS217,743
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID208,816
    SULFURIC ACID188,635
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE134,880
    ETHYLBENZENE128,530
    BARIUM119,010
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE117,408
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS106,393
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE105,868
    DICHLOROMETHANE105,043
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS98,965
    SODIUM NITRITE94,081
    PHENOL79,983
    METHYL METHACRYLATE62,372
    1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE45,304
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS44,285
    PROPYLENE42,148
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE38,801
    ALUMINUM35,052
    NITRIC ACID31,976
    CYCLOHEXANE31,737
    BENZENE28,412
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE25,181
    COPPER21,948
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE21,129
    ACROLEIN20,545
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE17,635
    ETHYLENE15,329
    ACRYLIC ACID14,101
    FORMIC ACID13,866
    METHYL BROMIDE12,744
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOETHYL ETHER11,682
    FREON 11310,695
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL9,797
    CHLORINE7,734
    NAPHTHALENE5,371
    2-CHLORO-1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE3,393
    MANGANESE2,970
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS2,951
    DIISOCYANATES2,703
    LEAD2,680
    ETHYL ACRYLATE2,678
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS2,627
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE2,570
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS2,531
    1,4-DIOXANE2,440
    CHROMIUM1,775
    BUTYL ACRYLATE1,702
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS1,644
    1,3-BUTADIENE1,604
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL1,404
    CARBONYL SULFIDE1,322
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE1,301
    METHYL ACRYLATE1,174
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)1,135
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE1,069
    CUMENE970
    NICKEL910
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL821
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)710
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE710
    PERACETIC ACID668
    M-XYLENE516
    SODIUM DIMETHYLDITHIOCARBAMATE500
    PROPYLENE OXIDE400
    CHLOROTRIFLUOROMETHANE327
    ETHYLENE OXIDE280
    ZINC249
    BIPHENYL178
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE165
    COBALT COMPOUNDS114
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE68
    MERCURY63
    PHENANTHRENE54
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE33
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE31
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN30
    ANTHRACENE23
    ANTIMONY22
    CARBON DISULFIDE22
    1,2-DIBROMOETHANE18
    ARSENIC11
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL9
    CATECHOL5
    COBALT5
    TRIETHYLAMINE4
    VINYL ACETATE1

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