POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: TENNESSEE
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 16%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID28,766,872
    ZINC COMPOUNDS22,909,614
    CARBON DISULFIDE20,976,409
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS12,813,255
    TOLUENE6,900,727
    SULFURIC ACID6,849,134
    AMMONIA6,046,142
    STYRENE5,052,517
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS5,048,650
    METHANOL4,008,268
    CARBONYL SULFIDE2,967,000
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID2,873,488
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)2,176,908
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS2,045,006
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS1,980,519
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS1,736,464
    LEAD COMPOUNDS1,355,646
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE1,317,894
    COPPER COMPOUNDS1,270,122
    GLYCOL ETHERS1,227,817
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE1,003,893
    ACETALDEHYDE745,853
    METHYL METHACRYLATE584,461
    N-HEXANE581,421
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS544,837
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL497,868
    DICHLOROMETHANE410,348
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)340,648
    PROPIONALDEHYDE321,466
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE309,573
    ETHYLBENZENE293,373
    FORMALDEHYDE287,537
    CHROMIUM269,570
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE245,262
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL234,696
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE220,128
    COBALT COMPOUNDS194,820
    BROMINE187,127
    ALUMINUM183,084
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE155,628
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS138,656
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE133,486
    BUTYRALDEHYDE128,606
    CHLORINE128,407
    ETHYLENE127,217
    ACETONITRILE111,012
    CHLOROMETHANE96,005
    CHLOROFORM91,000
    MANGANESE89,100
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER83,504
    BENZENE80,652
    CYCLOHEXANE79,119
    THALLIUM COMPOUNDS78,755
    BIPHENYL74,190
    FORMIC ACID68,126
    COPPER64,114
    METHYL BROMIDE63,241
    PHENOL62,907
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE54,780
    P-XYLENE43,153
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS42,988
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS42,815
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)41,263
    PROPYLENE36,488
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS35,860
    1,4-DIOXANE34,174
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE28,920
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL27,464
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS25,261
    O-XYLENE24,751
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE24,566
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE24,300
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER23,685
    ZINC23,431
    ISOBUTYRALDEHYDE20,727
    METHYL IODIDE17,979
    FREON 11316,604
    ACRYLIC ACID16,203
    1,3-BUTADIENE16,077
    NITRIC ACID15,895
    HYDROQUINONE15,351
    DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE12,900
    TRIETHYLAMINE12,296
    LEAD11,214
    SODIUM NITRITE10,437
    NICKEL9,685
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOETHYL ETHER9,419
    ETHYL ACRYLATE8,891
    2-METHYLLACTONITRILE8,800
    CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE8,616
    BUTYL ACRYLATE7,399
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE7,203
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE5,804
    ACRYLONITRILE5,183
    VINYL ACETATE5,039
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE4,970
    NAPHTHALENE4,706
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS4,345
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE3,914
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL3,449
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE3,366
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS3,360
    METHYL ACRYLATE3,099
    ANILINE3,011
    MERCURY2,283
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE2,260
    DIETHANOLAMINE2,180
    PROPYLENE OXIDE2,007
    DIISOCYANATES1,943
    M-CRESOL1,935
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS1,843
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE1,426
    P-CRESOL1,260
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE1,160
    TITANIUM TETRACHLORIDE1,018
    CHLOROBENZENE996
    DIMETHYLAMINE980
    PENTACHLOROBENZENE976
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)882
    CUMENE869
    PHOSPHINE849
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE841
    PHOSPHORUS (YELLOW OR WHITE)744
    BENZOYL CHLORIDE716
    CATECHOL626
    HEXACHLOROCYCLOPENTADIENE606
    TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE600
    M-XYLENE500
    CREOSOTES481
    O-TOLUIDINE417
    PHENANTHRENE383
    2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL379
    COBALT318
    ETHYLENE OXIDE274
    DIMETHYL SULFATE263
    THIRAM258
    CHLOROACETIC ACID250
    ACRYLAMIDE223
    TOLUENE-2,6-DIISOCYANATE217
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE216
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE176
    DIBENZOFURAN172
    NICOTINE AND SALTS163
    ANTHRACENE146
    UNKNOWN98
    BENZYL CHLORIDE92
    DIPHENYLAMINE65
    2,2',6,6'-TETRABROMO-4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL31
    BENZAL CHLORIDE29
    OCTACHLOROSTYRENE27
    ANTIMONY23
    HYDRAZINE21
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE21
    O-CRESOL19
    BENZOIC TRICHLORIDE17
    O-ANISIDINE10
    CHLOROTHALONIL10
    VANADIUM5
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE5
    BARIUM5
    ACROLEIN3
    QUINONE1
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE1

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