POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID51,160,214
    SULFURIC ACID10,285,782
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS9,688,087
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID5,397,250
    LEAD COMPOUNDS2,899,976
    AMMONIA2,733,656
    TOLUENE2,288,311
    ZINC COMPOUNDS2,213,541
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS2,178,224
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS2,137,192
    CARBONYL SULFIDE1,603,381
    METHANOL1,486,496
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE1,476,549
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)1,333,507
    STYRENE1,317,248
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS1,226,454
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE1,121,074
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS1,056,364
    DICHLOROMETHANE908,244
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE899,008
    GLYCOL ETHERS807,295
    COPPER COMPOUNDS636,018
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS553,237
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)516,825
    PHENOL341,616
    FORMALDEHYDE301,847
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE249,365
    NICKEL206,110
    PROPYLENE190,182
    CUMENE187,772
    ETHYLENE181,450
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL179,219
    ALUMINUM OXIDE (FIBROUS FORMS)165,310
    BENZENE157,730
    ETHYLBENZENE151,426
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE149,599
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE126,970
    N-HEXANE126,054
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER120,834
    CHLORINE120,705
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS113,460
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE111,863
    CARBON DISULFIDE106,255
    METHYL METHACRYLATE101,778
    NITRIC ACID101,516
    VINYL CHLORIDE97,100
    NAPHTHALENE95,637
    COPPER89,126
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS84,354
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL82,336
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE73,950
    OZONE70,890
    TRIETHYLAMINE70,588
    ACETALDEHYDE67,093
    ZINC64,709
    VINYL ACETATE61,122
    COBALT COMPOUNDS58,420
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS49,976
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE49,378
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE32,451
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE29,440
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL28,502
    MANGANESE28,229
    LEAD24,015
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOETHYL ETHER23,860
    CYCLOHEXANE23,788
    CHROMIUM23,482
    SODIUM NITRITE22,962
    CREOSOTES16,436
    UNKNOWN15,474
    ALUMINUM15,409
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL15,296
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)14,850
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS13,712
    DIETHANOLAMINE13,489
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL12,643
    LITHIUM CARBONATE12,343
    PROPIONALDEHYDE11,850
    PHENANTHRENE11,156
    BUTYL ACRYLATE8,111
    CATECHOL7,932
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE7,925
    ETHYL ACRYLATE7,713
    ETHYLENE OXIDE7,275
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE6,983
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE6,876
    ACETONITRILE6,867
    CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE6,830
    DIISOCYANATES6,086
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE5,445
    CHLOROFORM5,428
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE5,302
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS5,185
    1,1,1-TRIFLUORO-2,2-DICHLOROETHANE4,752
    ANTHRACENE3,992
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE3,950
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE3,799
    NICOTINE AND SALTS3,592
    THALLIUM COMPOUNDS3,505
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS3,376
    ACRYLIC ACID3,108
    CHLOROETHANE3,061
    SELENIUM2,976
    ACETOPHENONE2,787
    CHLOROMETHANE2,647
    BORON TRIFLUORIDE2,459
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)2,294
    ACRYLAMIDE2,180
    COBALT2,046
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE1,874
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE1,867
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE1,865
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS1,817
    DIBENZOFURAN1,817
    1,3-BUTADIENE1,610
    PROPYLENE OXIDE1,315
    FORMIC ACID957
    METHYL ACRYLATE825
    2-CHLORO-1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE750
    BIPHENYL716
    ANTIMONY698
    BIS(2-CHLOROETHOXY)METHANE598
    ACRYLONITRILE596
    PHOSPHORUS (YELLOW OR WHITE)586
    QUINOLINE570
    VANADIUM547
    ALLYL ALCOHOL500
    M-PHENYLENEDIAMINE500
    MERCURY380
    M-XYLENE303
    P-XYLENE303
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE274
    BARIUM256
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN250
    BORON TRICHLORIDE250
    SILVER COMPOUNDS250
    THIRAM228
    1,2,4-TRICHLOROBENZENE228
    ARSENIC209
    DIMETHYLAMINE178
    2-MERCAPTOBENZOTHIAZOLE158
    BENZYL CHLORIDE151
    O-XYLENE125
    1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE80
    1,2-BUTYLENE OXIDE69
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS20
    2,2',6,6'-TETRABROMO-4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL20
    SILVER14
    PROPOXUR13
    ABAMECTIN13
    PROPARGYL ALCOHOL10
    CYCLOHEXANOL10
    O-TOLUIDINE10
    BERYLLIUM10
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL10
    1-(3-CHLOROALLYL)-3,5,7-TRIAZA-1-AZONIAADAMANTANE CHLORIDE10
    DIMETHYL SULFATE8
    HEXACHLOROETHANE5
    DICHLORVOS5
    TRIFLURALIN5
    CHLOROBENZENE5
    POLYCHLORINATED ALKANES (C10-C13)5
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE5
    BENZOYL PEROXIDE5
    2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL4
    DIPHENYLAMINE2
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE2
    NITROBENZENE2
    ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)2
    CADMIUM2
    FLUORINE1
    PYRIDINE1
    METHOXYCHLOR.089
    HEPTACHLOR.037
    CHLORDANE.007

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