POLLUTION RANKINGS | Toxic Chemical Releases |By State


States with Reported Releases of Recognized Carcinogens to Air
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Rank State Pounds
1.TEXAS7,820,753
2.SOUTH CAROLINA3,937,159
3.LOUISIANA3,833,491
4.INDIANA3,553,728
5.PENNSYLVANIA3,424,575
6.OHIO3,073,306
7.GEORGIA2,943,624
8.ALABAMA2,884,472
9.ILLINOIS2,883,737
10.FLORIDA2,812,177
11.VIRGINIA2,756,076
12.NORTH CAROLINA2,709,521
13.TENNESSEE2,249,553
14.MICHIGAN2,210,624
15.KENTUCKY2,033,624
16.NEW YORK1,754,254
17.MISSOURI1,625,989
18.MISSISSIPPI1,566,071
19.OREGON1,441,669
20.PUERTO RICO1,303,857
21.WISCONSIN1,282,837
22.ARKANSAS1,231,635
23.IOWA1,206,600
24.MINNESOTA1,195,560
25.KANSAS1,113,417
26.WASHINGTON1,088,228
27.MARYLAND968,400
28.CALIFORNIA905,254
29.OKLAHOMA833,194
30.WEST VIRGINIA796,767
31.CONNECTICUT739,437
32.MONTANA606,758
33.NEVADA606,687
34.NEW JERSEY568,272
35.MAINE455,964
36.NEBRASKA237,615
37.MASSACHUSETTS235,220
38.DELAWARE226,909
39.IDAHO224,077
40.ARIZONA169,222
41.UTAH143,543
42.NEW HAMPSHIRE124,091
43.SOUTH DAKOTA121,251
44.NORTH DAKOTA109,296
45.WYOMING102,763
46.NEW MEXICO101,598
47.COLORADO99,557
48.HAWAII91,096
49.RHODE ISLAND60,253
50.VIRGIN ISLANDS39,947
51.ALASKA39,841
52.GUAM5,549
53.VERMONT1,408
54.NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS818
55.DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA78