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Texas accounted for nearly a quarter of the nation's vinyl chloride emissions in 1998

Vinyl chloride emissions: by state | ranked by facility | ranked by state

Rank State Number of Facilities 1998 Vinyl Chloride Emissions (pounds)
1 Texas 11 210,675
2 Delaware 2 136,972
3 Louisiana 10 125,320
4 Pennsylvania 1 121,500
5 Illinois 3 105,944
6 Kentucky 5 70,399
7 Jersey 3 36,204
8 Indiana 1 23,140
9 Mississippi 1 14,025
10 Florida 1 11,534
11 Georgia 1 10,770
12 Michigan 1 7,800
13 Oklahoma 1 5,300
14 Ohio 5 2,189
15 Wisconsin 1 1,650
16 California 1 920
17 Missouri 1 56
18 Kansas 1 22
19 South Carolina 1 7
1998 Total Vinyl Chloride Emissions (pounds) 51 884,427




last updated: march.27.2009

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