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Table 4B. Releases and Transfers of 33/50 Program Chemicals,
1988, 1990, 1995, 1996

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                                           Off-site        Total
                  Under-      On-site      Releases       On- and     Transfers
                  ground      Releases    (Transfers      Off-site        to
Chemical        Injection     to Land    to Disposal)      Releases   Treatment
                  Pounds       Pounds       Pounds          Pounds      Pounds

Benzene           312,766       76,157       65,750       8,601,520   1,491,143
                  282,642       18,582       71,391       9,673,438   1,780,401
                  689,066      717,008      264,685      27,539,605   1,918,780
                  825,035      125,228      396,880      33,735,859   1,892,869

Carbon             44,515            0        9,245         404,825   1,600,815
tetrachloride      53,966            0        7,735         456,594     738,973
                   31,557        1,005       10,163       1,800,783   1,072,020
                   98,050       14,759       49,703       3,973,387   1,300,058

Chloroform         45,387       32,709       38,868       9,778,778   1,860,389
                   33,276        4,297        6,636      10,650,475   1,644,237
                   89,560       57,992       82,714      24,350,416   1,237,677
                   36,000       68,647      143,124      27,351,345   1,204,786

Dichloromethane   749,507        4,957      116,409      54,301,398  11,903,667
                1,140,335        2,064      176,467      59,316,634  10,893,108
                  850,018       21,024    1,001,707     103,068,325   7,852,367
                1,478,833      157,156   10,154,983     141,300,461  11,198,082

Methyl ethyl      432,772      139,598      247,023      59,962,886   4,887,309
ketone            556,607       87,856      217,811      70,672,913   5,883,761
                  146,209       50,591    3,035,746     137,990,792  17,255,862
                  255,955      166,597    5,014,725     146,626,678  22,189,902

Methyl isobutyl   162,000        4,858       35,672      19,107,796   1,233,056
ketone            158,600        7,041       86,316      22,083,300   1,503,755
                   52,226       24,738      732,806      29,315,268   3,816,880
                  116,650       31,770    1,966,238      34,912,599   6,075,272

Tetrachloro-       13,436       30,442       22,071       7,928,430   1,440,050
ethylene           20,481            6       72,961       9,634,605   2,192,750
                   11,012        1,260      796,846      23,769,719   3,676,603
                   72,250       82,144    1,385,378      37,695,383   4,059,045

Toluene           329,275      557,160    1,022,535     127,359,895  22,051,736
                  310,691       85,798      881,153     147,342,065  20,733,577
                1,432,923      370,832    4,980,475     257,070,396  34,698,580
                1,473,666      643,668    9,615,791     311,332,481  47,861,093

1,1,1-Trichloro-    1,354       26,303       34,031       8,830,068   1,023,362
ethane                126       38,470      124,363      23,255,903   1,270,732
                    1,586       62,446    3,865,652     172,924,730   8,676,227
                    1,000      204,923    5,947,875     187,091,271  12,158,277

Trichloro-          1,291       23,140       76,327      21,373,465   1,606,178
ethylene              550        3,577       57,670      26,106,163   1,042,803
                      805       12,554      753,864      40,781,500   3,063,098
                      390       21,186    1,466,469      57,445,582   4,693,074

Xylenes           183,980      330,008      508,478      88,795,492   8,712,588
                   95,103      144,661      584,692     102,833,746  15,605,052
                  105,399      423,453    4,574,162     154,728,858  20,179,239
                  144,978      647,989    6,646,896     177,326,586  27,449,055

Cadmium and            82      553,447      938,552       1,541,369     227,611
cadmium               109      378,711    1,710,293       2,134,024     193,287
compounds           1,575      397,773    1,170,634       1,676,631     149,534
                    2,409      389,479    1,114,047       1,632,774     169,830

Chromium and       37,431   26,900,022   16,744,943      45,288,503   3,971,183
chromium           60,780   22,559,978   21,613,907      45,583,484   5,512,127
compounds          83,242   25,983,804   22,591,037      50,261,934   4,223,860
                   54,902   40,215,263   21,982,102      63,981,192   3,879,311

Cyanide         4,005,897       76,104       96,345       7,521,376     408,257
compounds       5,112,794       18,583      149,764       8,927,487     481,566
                4,981,412       19,720      382,575       7,475,904     919,363
                5,445,176      108,969      582,431       8,690,789   1,985,587

Lead and              794   14,979,456   23,220,634      40,068,723  14,078,006
lead compounds        912   14,684,821   19,095,190      35,871,034   7,491,293
                    1,653   18,986,126   49,189,908      70,607,577   4,714,364
                    2,760   26,684,305   24,982,994      54,574,116   5,156,979

Mercury and             9          537       25,884          44,068      14,441
mercury                 6        1,016      208,075         225,736      16,739
compounds              21        4,199      154,209         182,787      58,835
                       27       13,279      235,963         275,956      38,804

Nickel and         90,503    3,959,588    8,238,804      13,084,493   2,924,939
nickel            114,256    2,734,229    8,593,604      12,108,518   2,015,593
compounds         268,963    5,094,399    8,492,583      14,730,469   4,024,282
                  239,263    3,609,583   10,335,657      15,132,396   3,065,730

Total for       6,410,999   47,694,486   51,441,571    513,993,085   79,434,730
33/50 Chemicals 7,941,234   40,769,690   53,658,028    586,876,119   78,999,754
                8,747,227   52,228,924  102,079,766  1,118,275,694  117,537,571
               10,247,344   73,184,945  102,021,256  1,303,078,855  154,377,754

All Other     111,811,388  252,285,064  213,564,295  1,309,771,959  168,585,298
TRI Chemicals 131,967,260  231,654,898  202,119,907  1,308,414,053  157,497,112
              151,142,262  343,336,714  275,777,574  1,747,506,762  170,522,567
              151,721,788  385,929,166  284,440,328  2,049,879,679  214,826,737

Total for All 118,222,387  299,979,550  265,005,866  1,823,765,044  248,020,028
TRI Chemicals 139,908,494  272,424,588  255,777,935  1,895,290,172  236,496,866
              159,889,489  395,565,638  377,857,340  2,865,782,456  288,060,138
              161,969,132  459,114,111  386,461,584  3,352,958,534  369,204,491

Note: Does not include delisted chemicals, chemicals added in 1990, 1991, 1994
and 1995, ammonia, aluminum oxide, hydrochloric acid, and sulfuric acid.
Does not include amounts for transfers to recycling and energy recovery reported
for 1991-1996. For 1995 and 1996, Other Off-site Transfers are transfers
reported without a valid waste management code. For 1988 and 1990, Other
Off-site Transfers are transfers reported without a valid waste management code
or with codes not required to be reported in 1988 and 1990.

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