POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: RHODE ISLAND
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 88%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    TOLUENE205,402
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE124,679
    AMMONIA97,193
    STYRENE70,106
    GLYCOL ETHERS67,071
    METHANOL39,561
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER36,449
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE22,882
    DICHLOROMETHANE17,030
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE13,210
    ACETOPHENONE12,200
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE12,138
    SODIUM NITRITE11,200
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)9,186
    ACETALDEHYDE5,830
    LEAD5,688
    N-HEXANE5,462
    TRIETHYLAMINE4,144
    BENZENE3,954
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID2,545
    CHLORINE1,906
    ETHYLBENZENE1,695
    1,2-DICHLOROBENZENE1,663
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL1,510
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE1,455
    NITRIC ACID1,340
    ETHYLENE OXIDE1,231
    COPPER973
    ZINC930
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS814
    CYCLOHEXANE767
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL743
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE660
    PHENOL645
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS500
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE500
    SODIUM DIMETHYLDITHIOCARBAMATE500
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE439
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS429
    COPPER COMPOUNDS398
    NICKEL271
    ZINC COMPOUNDS217
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS163
    FORMALDEHYDE136
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID106
    BROMINE93
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN86
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS68
    LEAD COMPOUNDS62
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS43
    O-XYLENE33
    SILVER32
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS18
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE16
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS14
    CHROMIUM12
    MERCURY12
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)8
    MANGANESE3
    COBALT COMPOUNDS2
    FORMIC ACID1
    BERYLLIUM.500
    CADMIUM.270
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE.155

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