U.S. industrial toxic releases to watersheds by region 2014

Volume of toxic chemical releases by industrial facilities in the United States in 2014, by watershed region (in million pounds)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 18, 2014
U.S. industrial toxic releases to watersheds by region 2014 This statistic represents the volume of toxic chemicals released into waterways by industrial facilities in the United States in 2014, broken down by watershed region. During this year, more than 43 million pounds of toxic chemicals were dumped into the Ohio River.
Show more

Volume of toxic chemical releases by industrial facilities in the United States in 2014, by watershed region (in million pounds)

Loading statistic...
Toxic discharges in million pounds
Ohio River43.1
South-Atlantic-Gulf37.72
Mid Atlantic23.69
Upper Mississippi River16.86
Missouri River14.88
Lower Mississippi River13.93
Texas-Gulf13.21
Arkansas-White-Red Rivers13.01
Great Lakes8.4
Pacific Northwest6.47
Toxic discharges in million pounds
Ohio River43.1
South-Atlantic-Gulf37.72
Mid Atlantic23.69
Upper Mississippi River16.86
Missouri River14.88
Lower Mississippi River13.93
Texas-Gulf13.21
Arkansas-White-Red Rivers13.01
Great Lakes8.4
Pacific Northwest6.47
Download Settings Share
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 18, 2014
This statistic represents the volume of toxic chemicals released into waterways by industrial facilities in the United States in 2014, broken down by watershed region. During this year, more than 43 million pounds of toxic chemicals were dumped into the Ohio River.
Show more
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
Statista is a great source of knowledge, and pretty helpful to manage the daily work.
Christof Baron

Christof Baron
CEO, MindShare Germany

Statistics on "Pollution "
  • Global air pollution
  • Global oil spills
  • U.S. water pollution
  • U.S. greenhouse gas emissions
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.