POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

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  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 62%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID11,024,228
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS6,764,028
    SULFURIC ACID3,547,952
    TOLUENE1,894,503
    METHANOL1,230,341
    COPPER COMPOUNDS1,197,053
    AMMONIA1,127,303
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID1,117,614
    DICHLOROMETHANE1,108,559
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS1,010,486
    GLYCOL ETHERS693,500
    CARBON DISULFIDE657,000
    CARBONYL SULFIDE613,900
    ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)575,000
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS514,399
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)511,456
    ZINC COMPOUNDS495,131
    LEAD COMPOUNDS467,162
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL429,285
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE414,042
    CHLORINE330,800
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS305,404
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS270,034
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS241,034
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE179,451
    OZONE142,126
    METHYL METHACRYLATE137,271
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER130,993
    CHROMIUM127,173
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE118,395
    FORMALDEHYDE117,320
    DIISOCYANATES105,983
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS96,404
    NITRIC ACID95,579
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE93,270
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL91,091
    ETHYLBENZENE85,642
    STYRENE83,803
    PHENOL82,387
    BENZENE71,689
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)68,179
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE67,234
    N-HEXANE66,587
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE52,566
    COPPER48,284
    CHLOROMETHANE45,577
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL45,282
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL44,949
    ACETALDEHYDE43,983
    CYCLOHEXANE42,660
    O-XYLENE40,946
    PYRIDINE36,113
    VINYL ACETATE33,474
    METHYL BROMIDE32,224
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE26,147
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE24,773
    BARIUM23,954
    LEAD23,445
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE20,884
    ALUMINUM20,452
    1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE19,520
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS18,574
    ZINC18,203
    SODIUM NITRITE15,857
    ACETONITRILE14,807
    FORMIC ACID14,328
    4,4'-DIAMINODIPHENYL ETHER14,080
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS10,900
    NICKEL10,486
    ANILINE9,866
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS7,858
    ACETOPHENONE6,665
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)6,370
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER6,266
    NAPHTHALENE6,141
    SILVER COMPOUNDS5,509
    MANGANESE4,814
    BENZOYL CHLORIDE4,676
    PERACETIC ACID4,000
    1,4-DIOXANE3,883
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE3,872
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS3,269
    O-TOLUIDINE3,204
    PROPYLENE OXIDE3,160
    TRIETHYLAMINE2,468
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS2,451
    2-METHYLPYRIDINE2,330
    DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE2,058
    O-CRESOL1,955
    BUTYL ACRYLATE1,926
    BENZOYL PEROXIDE1,532
    CHLOROACETIC ACID1,517
    DIPHENYLAMINE1,444
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE1,300
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE1,279
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE1,277
    CUMENE1,038
    PROPYLENE962
    UNKNOWN953
    HYDROQUINONE811
    M-XYLENE800
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE797
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE755
    N,N-DIMETHYLANILINE730
    ETHYLENE695
    COBALT675
    POLYCHLORINATED ALKANES (C10-C13)667
    HEXACHLOROCYCLOPENTADIENE585
    BENZOIC TRICHLORIDE541
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE525
    M-CRESOL505
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL505
    P-CRESOL505
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)500
    ANTIMONY437
    PROPIONALDEHYDE405
    ETHYLENE OXIDE356
    CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE344
    SILVER325
    CARBOFURAN302
    MERCURY297
    1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE286
    ACRYLONITRILE276
    2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL260
    1,3-BUTADIENE255
    PHOSPHORUS (YELLOW OR WHITE)255
    POTASSIUM BROMATE250
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE181
    BIFENTHRIN151
    DIETHANOLAMINE115
    CREOSOTES84
    PHOSGENE82
    PROPARGYL ALCOHOL75
    METHYL ACRYLATE61
    CATECHOL50
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE42
    2,2',6,6'-TETRABROMO-4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL36
    ALLYL CHLORIDE32
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE23
    CHLOROBENZENE22
    CADMIUM16
    CHLOROETHANE15
    DIMETHYL SULFATE10
    TITANIUM TETRACHLORIDE10
    PHENANTHRENE9
    CHLOROPHENOLS8
    COBALT COMPOUNDS8
    ACRYLAMIDE3
    ANTHRACENE3
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE.403

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