POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: NEW JERSEY
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 55%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID6,057,954
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS4,595,841
    AMMONIA1,177,879
    TOLUENE833,899
    SULFURIC ACID696,633
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)514,906
    MONOCHLOROPENTAFLUOROETHANE360,081
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER342,227
    METHANOL292,912
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE278,134
    STYRENE268,040
    PROPYLENE253,595
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID248,383
    N-HEXANE193,435
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE183,807
    GLYCOL ETHERS166,376
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE153,801
    DICHLOROMETHANE151,163
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE144,130
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS137,753
    ZINC COMPOUNDS131,391
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL131,340
    CUMENE107,365
    SODIUM NITRITE106,702
    ETHYLENE96,415
    ETHYLBENZENE92,033
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE90,335
    BENZENE76,207
    DIISOCYANATES71,114
    DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE70,517
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS66,207
    LEAD COMPOUNDS60,720
    COPPER60,446
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE59,835
    VINYL ACETATE59,329
    CYCLOHEXANE54,341
    CHLOROETHANE50,851
    TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE48,044
    COPPER COMPOUNDS47,694
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS37,588
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS33,721
    LEAD31,894
    NITRIC ACID31,291
    VINYL CHLORIDE30,559
    CHLOROMETHANE30,264
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS30,044
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL20,963
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL18,558
    NAPHTHALENE18,382
    ACETONITRILE17,068
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL16,404
    1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE15,921
    2-CHLORO-1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE14,152
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS13,469
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)12,260
    CHLOROFORM11,848
    FORMALDEHYDE11,118
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE10,799
    ZINC10,681
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE10,138
    UNKNOWN9,239
    1,1,1-TRIFLUORO-2,2-DICHLOROETHANE8,868
    PHENOL8,859
    FREON 1138,599
    TRIETHYLAMINE8,275
    P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE7,522
    CHLORINE6,018
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE6,001
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE5,568
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE5,096
    METHYL METHACRYLATE5,067
    M-DINITROBENZENE4,508
    POLYCHLORINATED ALKANES (C10-C13)4,461
    NICKEL4,414
    1,3-BUTADIENE4,344
    ALUMINUM4,223
    2,4,5-TRICHLOROPHENOL3,828
    BENZYL CHLORIDE3,635
    1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE3,559
    M-PHENYLENEDIAMINE3,372
    1,2-DICHLOROBENZENE3,184
    ETHYLENE OXIDE2,642
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS2,612
    PROPYLENE OXIDE2,570
    FORMIC ACID2,375
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN2,265
    TITANIUM TETRACHLORIDE2,224
    CHROMIUM1,931
    METHYL BROMIDE1,889
    MANGANESE1,731
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS1,720
    NITROBENZENE1,718
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE1,651
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)1,649
    ANILINE1,530
    PENDIMETHALIN1,278
    PHOSGENE1,277
    BUTYL ACRYLATE1,042
    ACRYLONITRILE1,003
    BIPHENYL915
    PROPIONALDEHYDE883
    2,4-DINITROPHENOL849
    DIETHANOLAMINE764
    COBALT760
    ETHYL ACRYLATE742
    METHYL ACRYLATE737
    SILVER COMPOUNDS695
    ALLYL ALCOHOL657
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS612
    2,4-D BUTYL ESTER600
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)591
    O-DINITROBENZENE576
    ANTIMONY573
    SILVER505
    3-IODO-2-PROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE500
    CREOSOTES487
    ACETALDEHYDE435
    ALLYL CHLORIDE425
    ACRYLIC ACID417
    BARIUM376
    O-XYLENE372
    NITROFEN371
    PYRIDINE361
    PERACETIC ACID354
    MERCURY338
    COBALT COMPOUNDS326
    O-PHENYLENEDIAMINE326
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE319
    URETHANE308
    4-NITROPHENOL293
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE274
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE260
    CHLOROBENZENE259
    CATECHOL254
    P-DINITROBENZENE218
    BENZAL CHLORIDE211
    1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE162
    ACETOPHENONE133
    OZONE110
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE110
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE109
    DIMETHYLCARBAMOYL CHLORIDE102
    TETRACHLORVINPHOS95
    CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE94
    CHLORDANE82
    CARBON DISULFIDE80
    2,4-D77
    PENTACHLOROBENZENE63
    PROPYLENEIMINE55
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL40
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE36
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS18
    PENTOBARBITAL SODIUM17
    HYDRAZINE14
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER11
    CHLOROACETIC ACID10
    PHENOTHRIN10
    3,3'-DICHLOROBENZIDINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE5
    ACRYLAMIDE5
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE4
    HEPTACHLOR3
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE2
    TRIBUTYLTIN METHACRYLATE1
    DIGLYCIDYL RESORCINOL ETHER (DGRE)1
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS.830

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