POLLUTER LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases|Air Releases of Recognized Carcinogens

County: COOK
  • From 1988 to 2002, releases of recognized carcinogens to air have decreased 91%.
  • List facilities releasing recognized carcinogens to air in COOK County.
  • Chemical Name Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI Sources)
    Regulated as a Hazardous Air Pollutant
    by the Clean Air Act
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE280,769yes
    ETHYLBENZENE61,825yes
    NAPHTHALENE35,980yes
    DICHLOROMETHANE35,277yes
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE24,258yes
    BENZENE19,733yes
    CREOSOTES12,204no
    LEAD COMPOUNDS7,612yes
    LEAD4,044yes
    FORMALDEHYDE3,395yes
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS2,829yes
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE2,415yes
    NICKEL1,468yes
    ETHYL ACRYLATE1,319yes
    ETHYLENE OXIDE625yes
    COBALT330yes
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS269yes
    ACRYLONITRILE220yes
    DIMETHYL SULFATE15yes
    CHLOROFORM10yes
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE10yes
    TOLUENE-2,6-DIISOCYANATE10no
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)5no
    BENZYL CHLORIDE5yes
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE1no

    DIOXIN AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS1.691 grams (0.00 pounds)no