The following data comes from EPA’s Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) for Hydrogen Fluoride releases in 2008. “Total releases” includes both water and air pollution. It’s important to note, however, that not all industries or sources that release fluoride into the environment are included in the TRI.
Total 2008 Hydrogen Fluoride Releases = 64,972,078
See also 2008 Fluorine Releases = 91,874
|Rank by Industry for Hydrogen Fluoride Releases in 2008|
|Coal-fired electric utilities (TRI code 221112)||50,917,693|
|Hazardous Waste/Solvent Recovery||5,303,483|
|No TRI Code||33,106|
|TOTAL for 2008||64,972,078|