POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: NORTH CAROLINA
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 6%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID56,094,467
    METHANOL10,388,331
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS8,793,933
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID5,376,766
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS4,962,477
    SULFURIC ACID4,178,705
    TOLUENE4,089,239
    AMMONIA2,892,271
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS1,713,622
    STYRENE1,670,214
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE1,584,455
    N-HEXANE1,388,642
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS1,384,572
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS1,169,540
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL1,091,964
    COPPER COMPOUNDS857,004
    ZINC COMPOUNDS827,882
    FORMALDEHYDE813,597
    GLYCOL ETHERS778,633
    ACETALDEHYDE754,587
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)738,157
    DICHLOROMETHANE728,088
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL713,112
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS562,930
    PHENOL539,884
    LEAD COMPOUNDS468,248
    COPPER431,975
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)337,987
    P-XYLENE327,452
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE249,610
    CARBONYL SULFIDE232,243
    NICOTINE AND SALTS229,565
    COBALT COMPOUNDS228,542
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)195,263
    LEAD180,611
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE167,901
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE128,240
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE122,395
    CHLORINE116,055
    METHYL BROMIDE82,258
    ETHYLBENZENE81,553
    FORMIC ACID75,767
    1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE68,000
    ALUMINUM67,282
    MANGANESE66,038
    1,4-DIOXANE48,030
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE41,423
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE41,010
    CHLOROMETHANE38,081
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE35,081
    CHLOROBENZENE32,540
    BENZENE32,191
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS28,286
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS27,028
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE21,152
    SODIUM NITRITE21,111
    NICKEL21,099
    DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE20,682
    OZONE18,457
    CHLOROFORM18,318
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS16,393
    THALLIUM COMPOUNDS15,887
    BIPHENYL14,675
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL14,072
    FREON 11313,078
    TRIETHYLAMINE12,281
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE11,795
    ACRYLIC ACID11,244
    NITROBENZENE10,808
    BUTYRALDEHYDE10,325
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE10,310
    THIRAM10,217
    TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE9,399
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE8,779
    NITRIC ACID8,464
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL8,260
    CUMENE8,029
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE7,278
    BROMOTRIFLUOROMETHANE7,200
    NAPHTHALENE6,981
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)6,165
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS5,347
    METHYL METHACRYLATE5,261
    ACETOPHENONE5,247
    ANILINE5,176
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE4,908
    2,4-D BUTOXYETHYL ESTER4,900
    ALLYL CHLORIDE4,626
    ACETONITRILE4,396
    1,2-DICHLOROBENZENE4,327
    CYCLOHEXANE4,003
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN3,875
    O-XYLENE3,388
    ANTIMONY3,362
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS3,355
    PROPYLENE OXIDE3,110
    1,3-BUTADIENE3,051
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE2,929
    CHLOROPICRIN2,827
    LITHIUM CARBONATE2,783
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE2,276
    MERCURY2,133
    COBALT1,945
    ACRYLONITRILE1,941
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE1,889
    ETHYLENE1,867
    UNKNOWN1,796
    CHROMIUM1,729
    VINYL ACETATE1,697
    3-IODO-2-PROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE1,641
    CATECHOL1,343
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE1,343
    ZINC1,203
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER1,142
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL1,008
    PROPIONALDEHYDE963
    PYRIDINE941
    PROPYLENE924
    CYCLOHEXANOL904
    ACRYLAMIDE875
    DIETHANOLAMINE820
    ETHYLENE OXIDE750
    DIISOCYANATES579
    DIETHYL SULFATE577
    PHENANTHRENE500
    1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (MIXED ISOMERS)500
    DIBENZOFURAN500
    SILVER301
    ETHYL ACRYLATE256
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE253
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE245
    ALUMINUM OXIDE (FIBROUS FORMS)213
    BUTYL ACRYLATE156
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE97
    METHYL ACRYLATE85
    BERYLLIUM76
    PROPARGITE75
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER69
    BROMINE66
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE62
    CADMIUM51
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE41
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS37
    ARSENIC31
    BENZOYL CHLORIDE25
    M-XYLENE23
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL19
    VINYL CHLORIDE16
    HYDRAZINE10
    BARIUM10
    ANTHRACENE10
    M-CRESOL5
    FOLPET5
    BENZYL CHLORIDE5
    1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE2
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS 

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