POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Underground Injection

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    NITRATE COMPOUNDS36,362,38587,892
    AMMONIA23,353,53835,123
    ACETONITRILE17,876,317 
    NITRIC ACID15,940,836 
    METHANOL14,028,693120,901
    ACRYLONITRILE10,894,952 
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS9,352,5551,342,065
    ACRYLAMIDE8,637,429 
    FORMALDEHYDE7,876,270 
    FORMIC ACID7,075,647 
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID5,300,000 
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS5,082,1063,200
    ACRYLIC ACID4,910,257 
    CYCLOHEXANOL3,328,484 
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE2,405,95911,224
    SODIUM NITRITE2,172,238 
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS2,013,52668,456
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE1,434,687 
    SULFURIC ACID1,405,882 
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL1,319,779 
    PHENOL1,215,505 
    PYRIDINE1,113,213 
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS1,070,604 
    ACETAMIDE994,773 
    TOLUENE960,501297
    ETHYLBENZENE942,55315
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)760,707400
    ACETALDEHYDE718,336 
    ANILINE693,414 
    BENZENE687,478350
    ACETOPHENONE640,000 
    ZINC COMPOUNDS524,63010,146,844
    ALLYL ALCOHOL506,356 
    HYDROQUINONE489,528 
    VINYL ACETATE451,021 
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE418,871 
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS414,279201,738
    M-CRESOL391,183 
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)385,868 
    O-CRESOL369,289 
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL320,004 
    DICHLOROMETHANE304,738 
    LEAD COMPOUNDS298,5226,877,491
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL280,996 
    COPPER COMPOUNDS263,125672,135
    NITROBENZENE240,425 
    P-CRESOL237,117 
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL230,754 
    CHLORINE221,626 
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE212,406 
    NAPHTHALENE210,366 
    TRIETHYLAMINE204,960 
    CHLOROFORM187,113 
    CYCLOHEXANE183,5655
    CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE180,000 
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE172,247 
    STYRENE160,099 
    2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL150,661 
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE149,077 
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE142,300 
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE140,190 
    VINYL CHLORIDE139,462 
    ACROLEIN135,083 
    CHLOROMETHANE133,320 
    HYDRAZINE SULFATE132,293 
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE125,000 
    CADMIUM118,650 
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE115,718 
    METHACRYLONITRILE113,734 
    METHYL METHACRYLATE95,084 
    CHLOROBENZENE95,030 
    2,4,6-TRINITROPHENOL88,272 
    COPPER78,909 
    PROPARGYL ALCOHOL74,852 
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)72,092899,300
    PROPIONALDEHYDE66,491 
    HYDRAZINE66,000 
    2-METHYLLACTONITRILE64,996 
    CHLOROPHENOLS63,633 
    N-HEXANE63,61311
    DIETHANOLAMINE58,875 
    4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE57,000 
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE56,200 
    BUTYRALDEHYDE48,451 
    DIMETHYLAMINE46,305 
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER44,3549,900
    COBALT COMPOUNDS44,174 
    2-METHYLPYRIDINE41,696 
    BARIUM41,441 
    SILVER40,440 
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS36,552 
    DICAMBA34,000 
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS28,5937,757
    CHROMIUM26,87419,000
    QUINOLINE24,062 
    THIOUREA22,000 
    ETHYL ACRYLATE21,388 
    2-CHLOR-1,3-BUTADIENE19,000 
    ARSENIC18,529 
    MERCURY18,44219
    SELENIUM18,440 
    NICKEL17,123 
    1,3-BUTADIENE16,845 
    VANADIUM14,6002,834
    2,4-D14,250 
    PROPYLENE13,845 
    2-MERCAPTOBENZOTHIAZOLE12,318 
    2,4-DICHLOROPHENOL12,000 
    GLYCOL ETHERS10,869 
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE8,792 
    1,2-DICHLOROBENZENE8,704 
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID8,639 
    DIPHENYLAMINE7,483 
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS5,4002,200
    1,2,4-TRICHLOROBENZENE5,300 
    METHYL ACRYLATE5,284 
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS5,151 
    CARBON DISULFIDE5,063 
    O-XYLENE4,63263
    METHYL BROMIDE3,984 
    CHLOROETHANE3,420 
    M-XYLENE3,162 
    P-XYLENE3,162 
    BIPHENYL2,709 
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE2,642 
    DIAMINOTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)2,600 
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE2,500 
    PROPYLENE OXIDE2,500 
    MALONONITRILE2,320 
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE2,09579
    1,4-DICHLORO-2-BUTENE1,900 
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS1,6569,026
    DINITROTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)1,100 
    NITRILOTRIACETIC ACID880 
    CUMENE860 
    SODIUM DICAMBA750 
    ETHYLENE729 
    FENBUTATIN OXIDE571 
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS466 
    HEXACHLOROETHANE306 
    ATRAZINE295 
    DIMETHYLAMINE DICAMBA250 
    LEAD2092,421
    O-TOLUIDINE134 
    1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE101 
    SILVER COMPOUNDS96 
    CROTONALDEHYDE91 
    4-AMINOAZOBENZENE31 
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE12 
    UNKNOWN10 
    ALUMINUM5 
    4-AMINOBIPHENYL3 
    PENTACHLOROBENZENE2 
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE2 
    1,1,2-TRICHLOROETHANE.130 
    1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE.050 

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