POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: SOUTH CAROLINA
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 7%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID16,197,869
    METHANOL12,726,125
    TOLUENE3,515,788
    AMMONIA2,826,499
    SULFURIC ACID2,293,857
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS2,151,890
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID2,025,327
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS1,770,380
    DICHLOROMETHANE1,754,279
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS1,688,569
    ZINC COMPOUNDS1,644,093
    STYRENE1,433,470
    PHENOL1,014,122
    ACETALDEHYDE965,853
    CARBONYL SULFIDE830,005
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)778,210
    FORMALDEHYDE764,000
    GLYCOL ETHERS760,441
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE718,547
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL656,205
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE652,631
    N-HEXANE578,772
    LEAD COMPOUNDS398,799
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER335,461
    COPPER COMPOUNDS266,741
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS263,464
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL251,763
    P-XYLENE232,100
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS227,448
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE224,893
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)193,123
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS178,444
    CHLOROFORM152,691
    COPPER135,168
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE132,287
    BIPHENYL112,982
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)109,729
    CYCLOHEXANE106,510
    METHYL BROMIDE91,702
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE76,625
    M-XYLENE74,508
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE68,312
    CHLOROMETHANE63,350
    SODIUM NITRITE63,307
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE62,984
    COBALT COMPOUNDS62,787
    OZONE60,964
    NAPHTHALENE59,030
    METHYL IODIDE50,424
    ETHYLBENZENE50,070
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE48,745
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE40,290
    1,4-DIOXANE37,564
    ZINC35,372
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS33,608
    VINYL ACETATE32,560
    ETHYLENE OXIDE32,065
    TRIETHYLAMINE30,567
    METHYL METHACRYLATE29,405
    LEAD29,078
    BENZENE28,274
    CHLORINE22,939
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE21,591
    MANGANESE21,355
    PROPYLENE20,350
    ETHYLENE19,627
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE19,224
    PROPYLENE OXIDE18,546
    NITRIC ACID14,792
    ANILINE14,123
    FORMIC ACID13,672
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS12,954
    NICKEL12,382
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE12,053
    SELENIUM11,231
    DIMETHYLAMINE9,060
    ALLYL ALCOHOL8,846
    CREOSOTES8,410
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE8,374
    1,3-BUTADIENE7,990
    ALUMINUM7,919
    ISOBUTYRALDEHYDE7,170
    ACRYLONITRILE7,018
    ACETOPHENONE6,910
    2,2',6,6'-TETRABROMO-4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL6,045
    CHLOROETHANE5,562
    1,2-DICHLOROBENZENE5,176
    CHROMIUM5,139
    DIETHANOLAMINE4,504
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER4,470
    BUTYL ACRYLATE4,018
    ACRYLIC ACID3,921
    2-CHLORO-1,1,1-TRIFLUOROETHANE3,650
    1,1,1-TRIFLUORO-2,2-DICHLOROETHANE3,450
    ACETONITRILE3,353
    DIISOCYANATES3,094
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS3,004
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS2,658
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE2,473
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE2,344
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL2,138
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS1,905
    METHYLENE BROMIDE1,553
    CHLOROACETIC ACID1,417
    ETHYL ACRYLATE1,392
    DIAMINOTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)1,108
    CUMENE1,072
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE1,032
    METHYL ACRYLATE990
    BENZOYL CHLORIDE805
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE799
    BARIUM795
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE780
    1,2,4-TRICHLOROBENZENE760
    MERCURY707
    ALLYL CHLORIDE704
    PROPIONALDEHYDE681
    CHLOROBENZENE630
    BENZYL CHLORIDE624
    ANTIMONY611
    M-CRESOL524
    P-CHLOROANILINE502
    DIPROPYL ISOCINCHOMERONATE500
    NITROBENZENE499
    CATECHOL496
    BROMINE477
    1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE470
    COBALT392
    PYRIDINE282
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL171
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS145
    PHENANTHRENE121
    3,3'-DIMETHOXYBENZIDINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE54
    VANADIUM45
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOETHYL ETHER43
    O-TOLUIDINE32
    ACRYLAMIDE25
    CADMIUM23
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)22
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL20
    SILVER19
    NITROGLYCERIN17
    THIOUREA15
    THALLIUM11
    CARBON DISULFIDE10
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL10
    ARSENIC7
    HYDRAZINE7
    P-CRESOL7
    DIETHYL SULFATE7
    2-MERCAPTOBENZOTHIAZOLE5
    M-PHENYLENEDIAMINE5
    4,4'-DIAMINODIPHENYL ETHER5
    4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE5
    BERYLLIUM1
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE.270

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