This section examines how TRI chemical wastes are managed in the chemical manufacturing sector (defined as facilities reporting their primary NAICS code as 325).
This map shows the locations of the chemical manufacturing facilities that reported to TRI for 2019, sized by their relative releases. Click on a facility for details on its TRI reporting.
Chemical Manufacturing Facilities Reporting to TRI, 2019
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For 2019, more facilities reported to TRI from the chemical manufacturing sector than any other TRI-covered industry sector (3,416; 16% of facilities that reported for 2019). This sector reported 55% of all production-related waste managed, more than any other sector.
This large and diverse sector includes facilities producing basic chemicals and those that manufacture products through further processing of chemicals. The chart below shows the number of facilities by chemical manufacturing subsectors that reported to TRI for 2019.
This page was published in January 2021 and uses the 2019 TRI National Analysis dataset made public in TRI Explorer in October 2020.