POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: NEVADA
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 20166%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)379,307,127
    LEAD COMPOUNDS57,663,198
    ZINC COMPOUNDS13,893,110
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS8,396,801
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS7,995,794
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS4,683,532
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS4,294,837
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS4,081,551
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS2,577,480
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS2,413,761
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS1,983,443
    COPPER COMPOUNDS1,952,799
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS971,596
    THALLIUM COMPOUNDS690,163
    AMMONIA659,827
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE472,670
    COBALT COMPOUNDS443,187
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS432,642
    ALUMINUM411,323
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS381,296
    BARIUM379,748
    SULFURIC ACID379,065
    TOLUENE344,050
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID250,459
    COPPER216,622
    MANGANESE177,694
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID170,891
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE165,564
    CHROMIUM164,319
    LEAD123,691
    ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)119,857
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE97,136
    ZINC71,198
    STYRENE62,982
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE47,292
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS46,357
    SILVER COMPOUNDS43,255
    NICKEL40,214
    NITROBENZENE31,669
    CHLORINE22,146
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)18,360
    SELENIUM12,739
    DICHLOROMETHANE11,700
    ARSENIC10,841
    URETHANE9,586
    LITHIUM CARBONATE8,496
    NAPHTHALENE8,075
    NITRIC ACID7,903
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS6,900
    PROPYLENE4,671
    METHANOL4,558
    TITANIUM TETRACHLORIDE4,320
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE4,101
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE2,064
    N-HEXANE1,780
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER1,490
    GLYCOL ETHERS1,300
    DIISOCYANATES840
    CARBONYL SULFIDE623
    ETHYLBENZENE583
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE500
    CHLORDANE486
    ALDRIN472
    MERCURY273
    ETHYLENE OXIDE255
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE221
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS177
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL90
    COBALT20
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL2
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE1

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