POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: SOUTH DAKOTA
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 381%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    LEAD COMPOUNDS4,649,708
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS3,092,031
    ZINC COMPOUNDS1,052,780
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS788,225
    N-HEXANE461,628
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS312,355
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)272,632
    TOLUENE137,485
    AMMONIA111,852
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)85,716
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID82,000
    CHROMIUM75,069
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS74,452
    COPPER COMPOUNDS70,527
    MANGANESE60,382
    STYRENE51,308
    ACETALDEHYDE45,751
    GLYCOL ETHERS45,650
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS43,239
    BARIUM39,536
    ETHYLBENZENE38,829
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID37,000
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE29,717
    FORMALDEHYDE28,429
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE20,129
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS19,208
    SULFURIC ACID18,000
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS17,189
    METHANOL16,444
    LEAD10,944
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE10,876
    CYCLOHEXANE6,978
    COPPER5,607
    MERCURY5,536
    SODIUM NITRITE5,425
    ACROLEIN3,159
    CREOSOTES2,469
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE1,980
    ZINC1,335
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE1,000
    BENZENE643
    NICKEL324
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS305
    DIISOCYANATES182
    NAPHTHALENE52
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE52
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS6
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL6
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE.100

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