POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Surface Water Releases

ENTIRE UNITED STATES
  • From 1988 to 2002, total water releases have increased 93%.
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  • Chemical NameSorted by
    Surface Water Releases
    NITRATE COMPOUNDS202,596,204
    MANGANESE COMPOUNDS6,692,751
    AMMONIA4,865,069
    METHANOL4,359,461
    SODIUM NITRITE2,654,640
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL1,535,979
    BARIUM COMPOUNDS1,264,666
    ZINC COMPOUNDS1,065,962
    VANADIUM COMPOUNDS589,037
    COPPER COMPOUNDS369,086
    ACETALDEHYDE346,793
    FORMALDEHYDE335,018
    GLYCOL ETHERS276,640
    CHLORINE257,659
    PICLORAM240,111
    FORMIC ACID239,264
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS202,634
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS183,271
    MANGANESE113,093
    LEAD COMPOUNDS104,591
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)101,258
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE97,928
    PHENOL92,367
    1,4-DIOXANE75,119
    UNKNOWN71,629
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS63,582
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER63,410
    CRESOL (MIXED ISOMERS)63,062
    2-MERCAPTOBENZOTHIAZOLE52,508
    DIETHANOLAMINE43,127
    COBALT COMPOUNDS42,143
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS37,488
    COPPER37,147
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID36,509
    ZINC34,920
    LEAD34,072
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS33,508
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER32,573
    NAPHTHALENE27,502
    N,N-DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE26,503
    XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)26,107
    TOLUENE24,721
    TERT-BUTYL ALCOHOL23,766
    N-BUTYL ALCOHOL23,328
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE23,067
    NICKEL20,257
    PROPYLENE OXIDE19,790
    FLUORINE19,434
    BENZENE19,393
    TRIETHYLAMINE18,101
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE17,659
    CATECHOL16,929
    CHLOROFORM16,734
    DIMETHYLAMINE15,852
    ALLYL ALCOHOL13,920
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN13,822
    N-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDONE13,118
    LITHIUM CARBONATE12,368
    ALUMINUM12,368
    CHROMIUM12,252
    CYCLOHEXANE11,205
    HYDROQUINONE10,521
    ACETONITRILE10,248
    ETHYLBENZENE9,888
    BARIUM9,426
    CARBON DISULFIDE9,287
    ACRYLIC ACID8,129
    N-HEXANE7,317
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS7,069
    PROPYLENE6,594
    1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE6,503
    ANTIMONY6,199
    ACIFLUORFEN, SODIUM SALT6,026
    CYCLOHEXANOL5,855
    SILVER COMPOUNDS5,665
    SEC-BUTYL ALCOHOL5,588
    DICHLOROMETHANE4,788
    4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL4,591
    ETHYLENE OXIDE4,383
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE4,303
    1,2,3-TRICHLOROPROPANE4,255
    ANILINE3,798
    2,4,5-TRICHLOROPHENOL3,603
    PHOSPHORUS (YELLOW OR WHITE)3,541
    STYRENE3,535
    SELENIUM3,260
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE3,108
    THALLIUM COMPOUNDS2,963
    COBALT2,784
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID2,744
    VANADIUM2,666
    BUTYRALDEHYDE2,657
    CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE2,632
    DICYCLOPENTADIENE2,552
    PROPIONALDEHYDE2,414
    2,3-DICHLOROPROPENE2,274
    1,3-BUTADIENE2,084
    2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL1,971
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS1,857
    ETHYLENE1,706
    CHLOROMETHANE1,662
    CREOSOTES1,648
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS1,563
    ACROLEIN1,500
    BIPHENYL1,474
    1,1,2,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE1,464
    CHLOROACETIC ACID1,417
    DIAMINOTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)1,413
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE1,354
    HYDROGEN CYANIDE1,315
    1,1,2-TRICHLOROETHANE1,256
    1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE1,229
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL1,215
    FREON 1131,200
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE1,166
    BIS(2-CHLORO-1-METHYLETHYL) ETHER1,160
    NITRIC ACID1,154
    VINYL ACETATE1,098
    FOMESAFEN1,075
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS1,036
    CUMENE962
    ACRYLONITRILE923
    NICOTINE AND SALTS880
    ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOETHYL ETHER879
    ISOBUTYRALDEHYDE864
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE812
    M-CRESOL783
    ANTHRACENE748
    CHLOROBENZENE727
    PHENANTHRENE626
    HEXAZINONE618
    PENDIMETHALIN617
    ATRAZINE604
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE578
    BENZO(GHI)PERYLENE575
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)569
    CHLOROETHANE557
    VINYL CHLORIDE543
    M-PHENYLENEDIAMINE506
    ACETOPHENONE461
    PYRIDINE460
    TRIBROMOMETHANE456
    M-DINITROBENZENE438
    ARSENIC435
    2,6-XYLIDINE420
    1,2-DICHLOROBENZENE415
    ALUMINUM OXIDE (FIBROUS FORMS)407
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE397
    P-CRESOL395
    N,N-DIMETHYLANILINE390
    THIOUREA362
    1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE357
    4-NITROPHENOL351
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE338
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE320
    DIISOCYANATES320
    1,2-BUTYLENE OXIDE313
    BENZIDINE303
    2,4-DINITROPHENOL284
    DICHLOROBROMOMETHANE284
    CADMIUM270
    P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE263
    2-NITROPROPANE258
    4,4'-DIAMINODIPHENYL ETHER258
    POLYCHLORINATED ALKANES (C10-C13)254
    BENZOYL PEROXIDE250
    TRIS(2,3-DIBROMOPROPYL) PHOSPHATE250
    METHYL METHACRYLATE218
    URETHANE210
    BUTYL ACRYLATE208
    MERCURY200
    METHYL ACRYLATE190
    O-CRESOL190
    1,3-DICHLOROBENZENE186
    DIBUTYL PHTHALATE173
    BENZYL CHLORIDE169
    ACRYLAMIDE166
    CUMENE HYDROPEROXIDE162
    CHLORDANE147
    DINITROBUTYL PHENOL142
    PENTACHLOROBENZENE134
    SILVER112
    METHYL BROMIDE112
    4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE110
    P-XYLENE103
    1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENE102
    1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANE99
    ETHYL DIPROPYLTHIOCARBAMATE98
    TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE96
    1,1-DICHLOROETHANE95
    1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (MIXED ISOMERS)85
    SIMAZINE83
    MOLINATE80
    P-DINITROBENZENE76
    2-CHLOR-1,3-BUTADIENE72
    ETHYL ACRYLATE65
    2-NITROPHENOL63
    DINITROTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)61
    P-CHLOROANILINE59
    DIPHENYLAMINE58
    O-DINITROBENZENE56
    DIMETHYL PHTHALATE56
    NITROBENZENE53
    CROTONALDEHYDE51
    O-XYLENE51
    ALLYL AMINE50
    2,4-DICHLOROPHENOL46
    SULFURIC ACID45
    METHAM SODIUM40
    1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE38
    THIRAM36
    O-PHENYLENEDIAMINE35
    3,3'-DIMETHOXYBENZIDINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE35
    1,1,1,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE31
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS31
    1,2-DICHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE30
    HEPTACHLOR30
    METHYL IODIDE29
    2-CHLORO-1,1,1-TRIFLUOROETHANE29
    CYANAZINE28
    M-XYLENE27
    CYFLUTHRIN26
    1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE24
    CAMPHECHLOR24
    MERPHOS23
    2-METHYLPYRIDINE23
    PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE20
    1-(3-CHLOROALLYL)-3,5,7-TRIAZA-1-AZONIAADAMANTANE CHLORIDE20
    CHLOROPHENOLS20
    BIS(2-CHLOROETHYL) ETHER20
    1,4-DICHLORO-2-BUTENE18
    QUINOLINE17
    MALEIC ANHYDRIDE15
    BROMINE15
    2,2',6,6'-TETRABROMO-4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL15
    BIS(TRIBUTYLTIN) OXIDE14
    ABAMECTIN13
    ALACHLOR13
    2,4-D13
    AMETRYN13
    DIBENZOFURAN12
    DIAZINON12
    SODIUM AZIDE12
    CHLOROTHALONIL11
    BERYLLIUM11
    DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE10
    1,2,4-TRICHLOROBENZENE10
    DIURON10
    2-CHLORO-1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE10
    CAPTAN10
    3,3'-DICHLOROBENZIDINE10
    HEXACHLORO-1,3-BUTADIENE9
    2,4,6-TRICHLOROPHENOL9
    DAZOMET8
    TRIBUTYLTIN METHACRYLATE7
    METRIBUZIN7
    HEXACHLOROETHANE6
    DICHLOROBENZENE (MIXED ISOMERS)6
    2,4-DINITROTOLUENE6
    O-TOLUIDINE6
    MALATHION5
    CARBARYL5
    DICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE5
    DICHLORVOS5
    CHLOROTRIFLUOROMETHANE5
    TITANIUM TETRACHLORIDE5
    PROPYLENEIMINE5
    DIMETHOATE5
    3-IODO-2-PROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE5
    ETHYL CHLOROFORMATE5
    PERMETHRIN5
    1,2-DICHLORO-1,1,2-TRIFLUOROETHANE5
    1,1,2,2-TETRACHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE5
    LINURON5
    1,1,1-TRIFLUORO-2,2-DICHLOROETHANE5
    DICHLOROTETRAFLUOROETHANE (CFC-114)5
    MONOCHLOROPENTAFLUOROETHANE5
    HEXACHLOROCYCLOPENTADIENE5
    PERACETIC ACID5
    METHYL CHLOROCARBONATE5
    QUINTOZENE5
    2,4-DIAMINOTOLUENE5
    ETHYLENE THIOUREA5
    TETRACHLORVINPHOS5
    1,2-DIPHENYLHYDRAZINE5
    POTASSIUM N-METHYLDITHIOCARBAMATE5
    CARBOFURAN5
    DICAMBA5
    PRONAMIDE5
    HYDRAZINE5
    SODIUM DIMETHYLDITHIOCARBAMATE4
    2,4-D BUTOXYETHYL ESTER4
    PROPACHLOR4
    2,4,6-TRINITROPHENOL3
    ACETAMIDE2
    NITRILOTRIACETIC ACID1
    2,6-DINITROTOLUENE1
    PENTACHLOROETHANE1
    S,S,S-TRIBUTYLTRITHIOPHOSPHATE1
    OCTACHLOROSTYRENE.200
    THIODICARB.050
    CHLORINE DIOXIDE.037
    NITROGLYCERIN.020

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