POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Total Environmental Releases

State: WEST VIRGINIA
  • From 1988 to 2002, total releases to the environment have increased 105%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Total Environmental Releases
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID52,640,357
    SULFURIC ACID5,555,184
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS4,327,965
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID3,831,115
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS3,420,037
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS1,839,929
    AMMONIA1,435,882
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS1,295,177
    ZINC COMPOUNDS1,132,148
    METHANOL936,638
    COPPER COMPOUNDS915,375
    LEAD866,825
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS759,279
    TOLUENE750,200
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS647,884
    LEAD COMPOUNDS622,079
    CARBON DISULFIDE573,565
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)547,749
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE469,897
    GLYCOL ETHERS414,567
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)378,422
    COBALT COMPOUNDS285,767
    STYRENE283,668
    SODIUM NITRITE275,805
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL247,395
    CARBONYL SULFIDE215,140
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE170,861
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS166,083
    FORMALDEHYDE127,319
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL122,399
    BARIUM110,179
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE108,796
    ETHYLENE107,145
    BENZENE106,367
    PROPYLENE106,300
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE95,974
    MANGANESE88,266
    NAPHTHALENE85,221
    METHYL METHACRYLATE73,487
    FREON 11367,460
    CHLOROETHANE66,746
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS64,317
    ZINC60,326
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE56,225
    ETHYLBENZENE55,285
    2-MERCAPTOBENZOTHIAZOLE47,663
    ARSENIC44,284
    VANADIUM43,224
    ACRYLONITRILE41,968
    N-HEXANE41,217
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS41,011
    THALLIUM COMPOUNDS39,676
    1,2-DICHLOROBENZENE39,321
    DICHLOROMETHANE37,997
    CHLORINE37,763
    BUTYRALDEHYDE34,075
    ACETALDEHYDE31,723
    PHENOL29,941
    COPPER29,725
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE28,866
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE27,830
    NITRIC ACID27,237
    2-CHLORO-1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE26,330
    CHLOROMETHANE25,356
    CHROMIUM23,863
    1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE23,504
    ANILINE21,853
    VINYL ACETATE20,253
    CREOSOTES19,423
    NICKEL18,629
    BIPHENYL18,521
    CUMENE15,236
    DIETHANOLAMINE15,108
    PHENANTHRENE14,691
    CHLOROBENZENE14,427
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE13,900
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS11,577
    1,3-BUTADIENE11,170
    TRIETHYLAMINE11,114
    PROPYLENE OXIDE10,768
    FORMIC ACID10,553
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS9,016
    DIMETHYLAMINE8,490
    4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE8,258
    DICHLOROBENZENE (MIXED ISOMERS)7,637
    DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE6,550
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE6,332
    ETHYL ACRYLATE6,240
    ETHYLENE OXIDE5,693
    MERCURY5,429
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER5,137
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS4,819
    ANTHRACENE4,243
    CHLOROFORM4,083
    CYCLOHEXANOL3,370
    ALLYL CHLORIDE3,270
    1,4-DIOXANE3,249
    DIBENZOFURAN2,850
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOETHYL ETHER2,682
    BENZYL CHLORIDE2,512
    1,2,4-TRICHLOROBENZENE2,081
    NICOTINE AND SALTS2,074
    BENZOYL PEROXIDE2,042
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)1,981
    ALLYL ALCOHOL1,793
    PYRIDINE1,764
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)1,627
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER1,558
    ACRYLIC ACID1,055
    QUINOLINE977
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN967
    TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE960
    1,3-DICHLOROBENZENE841
    DIAMINOTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)646
    HYDROQUINONE627
    DICHLOROTETRAFLUOROETHANE (CFC-114)622
    CARBARYL615
    METHYL ISOCYANATE614
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE596
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE565
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE559
    1-CHLORO-1,1,2,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE527
    ALUMINUM505
    OZONE500
    BENZOIC TRICHLORIDE445
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE438
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE382
    THIOUREA348
    NITROBENZENE306
    SILVER303
    DIISOCYANATES287
    BUTYL ACRYLATE276
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL264
    DIMETHYL SULFATE250
    ALDICARB211
    PHOSGENE198
    CYCLOHEXANE192
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE166
    ETHYL CHLOROFORMATE120
    THIODICARB119
    O-TOLUIDINE105
    2-METHYLLACTONITRILE100
    HYDRAZINE94
    1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE89
    COBALT88
    2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL63
    CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE37
    ACETAMIDE26
    SILVER COMPOUNDS22
    ACETONITRILE20
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE5
    NITROGLYCERIN5
    PHOSPHORUS (YELLOW OR WHITE)3

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