POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: VIRGINIA
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have decreased 40%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID19,791,050
    METHANOL8,727,804
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS7,675,421
    AMMONIA7,584,651
    TOLUENE4,299,539
    SULFURIC ACID2,983,686
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS1,964,516
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID1,799,527
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE1,113,855
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS872,615
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)860,496
    ZINC COMPOUNDS848,684
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS841,576
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL783,476
    N-HEXANE745,716
    ACETALDEHYDE656,035
    1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE638,935
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL628,404
    STYRENE621,116
    GLYCOL ETHERS613,891
    CHLOROETHANE549,530
    COPPER COMPOUNDS481,309
    DICHLOROMETHANE387,728
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS371,633
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS369,855
    ZINC369,093
    LEAD COMPOUNDS291,862
    FREON 113264,357
    PHENOL257,183
    CHLOROFORM238,153
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE223,485
    FORMALDEHYDE213,310
    NICOTINE AND SALTS208,337
    BENZENE193,653
    COPPER181,647
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE178,487
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)174,827
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE153,982
    TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE137,274
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER118,289
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE114,966
    CYCLOHEXANE104,936
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL103,345
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE99,552
    ACETONITRILE89,658
    COBALT COMPOUNDS88,829
    ETHYLBENZENE87,159
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE77,371
    1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE74,253
    ISOBUTYRALDEHYDE72,190
    METHYL METHACRYLATE68,854
    LEAD67,691
    CHLORINE64,188
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)62,486
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE59,747
    ETHYLENE57,032
    NITROGLYCERIN54,903
    CYCLOHEXANOL44,340
    FORMIC ACID42,774
    NITRIC ACID42,506
    ACRYLIC ACID34,571
    TRIETHYLAMINE33,542
    CHLOROMETHANE25,290
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE24,785
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS19,412
    CREOSOTES15,832
    PROPYLENE15,322
    DIMETHYLAMINE15,213
    MANGANESE13,473
    VINYL ACETATE8,761
    DICHLORPENTAFLUORO-PROPANE7,470
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE7,148
    DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE6,062
    NICKEL5,899
    ETHYLENE OXIDE4,880
    DIISOCYANATES4,647
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE4,203
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS3,419
    CHROMIUM2,693
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS2,426
    1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE2,365
    SODIUM NITRITE2,030
    BROMOTRIFLUOROMETHANE1,867
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE1,766
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS1,756
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)1,629
    DICHLOROTETRAFLUOROETHANE (CFC-114)1,362
    NAPHTHALENE1,288
    ALUMINUM1,243
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS1,041
    PHOSPHINE854
    VANADIUM835
    CUMENE803
    ALLYL AMINE765
    PROPYLENE OXIDE759
    CHLOROBENZENE719
    CHLOROACETIC ACID667
    ETHYL ACRYLATE636
    1,3-BUTADIENE540
    POLYCHLORINATED ALKANES (C10-C13)500
    OZONE500
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE500
    ACRYLONITRILE500
    ACRYLAMIDE500
    CATECHOL467
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE370
    COBALT294
    ANTHRACENE274
    ANTIMONY255
    METHYL ACRYLATE246
    M-PHENYLENEDIAMINE230
    BUTYL ACRYLATE192
    ACETAMIDE120
    ALLYL CHLORIDE100
    1,4-DIOXANE93
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE67
    MERCURY48
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE43
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL38
    PHENANTHRENE37
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN27
    ABAMECTIN20
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE20
    UNKNOWN11
    LITHIUM CARBONATE10
    BIPHENYL8
    HYDRAZINE7
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE7

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