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

County: HARRIS
  • From 1988 to 2002, releases of recognized carcinogens to air have decreased 69%.
  • List facilities releasing recognized carcinogens to air in HARRIS County.
  • Chemical Name Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI Sources)
    Regulated as a Hazardous Air Pollutant
    by the Clean Air Act
    BENZENE785,734yes
    1,3-BUTADIENE494,102yes
    ETHYLBENZENE292,388yes
    FORMALDEHYDE184,490yes
    VINYL CHLORIDE113,794yes
    1,2,3-TRICHLOROPROPANE90,297no
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE75,580yes
    PROPYLENE OXIDE75,276yes
    DICHLOROMETHANE68,500yes
    NAPHTHALENE60,142yes
    ETHYLENE OXIDE53,118yes
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE50,292yes
    ACETALDEHYDE47,408yes
    ETHYL ACRYLATE37,857yes
    ACRYLONITRILE24,870yes
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN24,561yes
    METHYL IODIDE9,063yes
    PYRIDINE6,278no
    CHLOROETHANE6,070yes
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE5,259yes
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS5,130yes
    ANILINE5,008yes
    CHLOROFORM4,600yes
    LEAD COMPOUNDS3,646yes
    1,4-DIOXANE3,605yes
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE3,092yes
    NICKEL2,976yes
    LEAD2,776yes
    O-TOLUIDINE2,428yes
    DIETHYL SULFATE2,027yes
    1,1,2-TRICHLOROETHANE1,412yes
    CHLOROTHALONIL990no
    O-ANISIDINE787yes
    NITROBENZENE772yes
    1,2-DIBROMOETHANE658yes
    2,4-DIAMINOTOLUENE394yes
    BIS(2-CHLOROETHYL) ETHER352yes
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS267yes
    1,1-DICHLOROETHANE191yes
    1,1,2,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE167yes
    DIAMINOTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)130no
    PROPYLENEIMINE108yes
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS78yes
    HEXACHLOROETHANE57yes
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE49yes
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE44yes
    1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE39yes
    CREOSOTES37no
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE26yes
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)13no
    1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (MIXED ISOMERS)13yes
    COBALT11yes
    N-NITROSODIPHENYLAMINE9no
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE7yes
    4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE7yes
    ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)7yes
    BENZIDINE6yes
    ALDRIN5no
    CHLORDANE4yes
    ALACHLOR4no
    ACRYLAMIDE3yes
    CAMPHECHLOR2yes
    BENZYL CHLORIDE2yes
    GAMMA-LINDANE2yes
    HEPTACHLOR2yes

    DIOXIN AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS63.43 grams (0.14 pounds)no