POLLUTION RANKINGS | Toxic Chemical Releases |By State


States with Reported Releases of Recognized Carcinogens to Water
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Rank State Pounds
1.SOUTH CAROLINA114,721
2.LOUISIANA104,098
3.ALABAMA81,123
4.NEW YORK80,794
5.NORTH CAROLINA78,779
6.FLORIDA73,332
7.TEXAS66,709
8.TENNESSEE65,603
9.GEORGIA63,624
10.ARKANSAS48,694
11.IOWA46,788
12.IDAHO45,115
13.KENTUCKY40,097
14.OHIO39,814
15.MAINE39,456
16.CALIFORNIA36,822
17.MISSISSIPPI30,520
18.PENNSYLVANIA27,807
19.WEST VIRGINIA26,002
20.WASHINGTON25,934
21.OREGON21,197
22.INDIANA17,208
23.ILLINOIS17,030
24.VIRGINIA14,991
25.WISCONSIN14,426
26.MICHIGAN11,885
27.DELAWARE10,900
28.OKLAHOMA9,397
29.MASSACHUSETTS6,814
30.MISSOURI6,539
31.NEW JERSEY6,514
32.UTAH5,731
33.MINNESOTA4,996
34.CONNECTICUT4,369
35.MARYLAND3,502
36.PUERTO RICO2,895
37.MONTANA1,373
38.NEVADA1,045
39.KANSAS994
40.SOUTH DAKOTA627
41.ALASKA560
42.NORTH DAKOTA467
43.RHODE ISLAND336
44.COLORADO284
45.NEBRASKA212
46.NEW MEXICO201
47.HAWAII108
48.ARIZONA46
49.NEW HAMPSHIRE20
50.WYOMING19
51.VERMONT16
52.VIRGIN ISLANDS0