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State: NORTH CAROLINA
  • From 1988 to 2002, total air releases have decreased 16%.
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    HYDROCHLORIC ACID56,016,19678,271
    METHANOL9,307,278962,524
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID5,348,36328,403
    SULFURIC ACID4,147,03331,672
    TOLUENE3,493,617593,857
    AMMONIA2,057,881704,957
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE1,401,681181,177
    STYRENE1,225,527444,687
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL1,007,38084,579
    N-HEXANE749,096639,546
    DICHLOROMETHANE719,6838,400
    FORMALDEHYDE683,23595,133
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)670,83267,324
    GLYCOL ETHERS654,230114,557
    ACETALDEHYDE578,803154,356
    PHENOL492,01847,633
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL352,589331,199
    P-XYLENE315,14112,273
    CARBONYL SULFIDE228,5593,684
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)188,2097,026
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE164,7393,162
    NICOTINE AND SALTS153,1955,310
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE113,794135,782
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE105,31916,692
    CHLORINE91,59222,930
    METHYL BROMIDE81,2541,004
    ALUMINUM66,841441
    ETHYLBENZENE63,74517,808
    CHLOROMETHANE38,04239
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS32,530282
    CHLOROBENZENE32,53010
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE30,3674,714
    ZINC COMPOUNDS28,64616,985
    BENZENE25,7286,459
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE20,35321,070
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS19,5394,053
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE19,42821,327
    1,4-DIOXANE19,1318,774
    COPPER COMPOUNDS18,8852,658
    OZONE18,457 
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS18,0006
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS15,842352
    DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE15,4785,204
    LEAD COMPOUNDS12,9366,443
    TRIETHYLAMINE12,2765
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS11,3523,674
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS11,24416
    CHLOROFORM7,85510,462
    NITRIC ACID7,575874
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS7,4951,551
    TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE7,1782,221
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE6,71314,439
    COPPER6,3981,714
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE6,3505,445
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)6,040292
    NITROBENZENE5,9734,835
    COBALT COMPOUNDS5,806267
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL5,0828,990
    ACRYLIC ACID5,0176,227
    ALLYL CHLORIDE4,353273
    NAPHTHALENE4,2661,007
    1,2-DICHLOROBENZENE4,24285
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL3,7134,547
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS3,681.306
    CYCLOHEXANE3,649354
    1,3-BUTADIENE2,93685
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE2,9152,460
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE2,8007,508
    LEAD2,745883
    LITHIUM CARBONATE2,70479
    CHLOROPICRIN2,547280
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE2,5082,399
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE2,2647
    ETHYLENE1,867 
    PROPYLENE OXIDE1,8271,283
    ACRYLONITRILE1,734207
    3-IODO-2-PROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE1,641 
    VINYL ACETATE1,476221
    BUTYRALDEHYDE1,4258,900
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE1,3681,069
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE1,30625
    FORMIC ACID1,19965,149
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)1,0805,086
    BIPHENYL1,06013,587
    UNKNOWN1,046750
    ACETONITRILE1,0223,373
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER1,016121
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL1,0035
    ZINC942261
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS942888
    PYRIDINE91818
    MERCURY826248
    ACRYLAMIDE672203
    MANGANESE57765,133
    NICKEL574391
    CYCLOHEXANOL556348
    ETHYLENE OXIDE481268
    CHROMIUM319932
    COBALT31615
    PROPIONALDEHYDE312651
    DIISOCYANATES312267
    SILVER301 
    PHENANTHRENE250250
    1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (MIXED ISOMERS)250250
    DIBENZOFURAN250250
    O-XYLENE2463,124
    THIRAM233250
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE2194
    ALUMINUM OXIDE (FIBROUS FORMS)202 
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS2002
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN1253,750
    ETHYL ACRYLATE100156
    ANILINE985,077
    BERYLLIUM76 
    PROPARGITE75 
    DIETHANOLAMINE72748
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER69 
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE62 
    CADMIUM51 
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE439
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE41 
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE3760
    BUTYL ACRYLATE35121
    CUMENE347,995
    ANTIMONY292
    THALLIUM COMPOUNDS27 
    ARSENIC25 
    M-XYLENE23 
    BENZOYL CHLORIDE196
    DIETHYL SULFATE16561
    METHYL METHACRYLATE165,245
    VINYL CHLORIDE16 
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL154
    METHYL ACRYLATE1372
    BARIUM10 
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE68,773
    M-CRESOL5 
    HYDRAZINE55
    ANTHRACENE55
    BROMINE561
    FOLPET5 
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE2251
    1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE11
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS  
    BENZYL CHLORIDE 5
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS 37
    PROPYLENE 924
    2,4-D BUTOXYETHYL ESTER 4,900
    ACETOPHENONE 5,247
    BROMOTRIFLUOROMETHANE 7,200
    1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE 68,000
    FREON 113 13,078
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE 128,240

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