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

State: NORTH CAROLINA
  • From 1988 to 2002, releases of recognized carcinogens to air have decreased 82%.
  • List facilities releasing recognized carcinogens to air in NORTH CAROLINA.
  • Chemical Name Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Regulated as a Hazardous Air Pollutant
    by the Clean Air Act
    FORMALDEHYDE778,368yes
    ACETALDEHYDE733,160yes
    DICHLOROMETHANE728,083yes
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE167,901yes
    ETHYLBENZENE81,553yes
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE40,755yes
    BENZENE32,188yes
    1,4-DIOXANE27,905yes
    LEAD COMPOUNDS19,379yes
    CHLOROFORM18,317yes
    NITROBENZENE10,808yes
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE10,308yes
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS9,046yes
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE8,779yes
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)6,165no
    NAPHTHALENE5,273yes
    ANILINE5,176yes
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE4,907yes
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN3,875yes
    LEAD3,628yes
    PROPYLENE OXIDE3,110yes
    1,3-BUTADIENE3,021yes
    ACRYLONITRILE1,941yes
    NICKEL965yes
    PYRIDINE936no
    ACRYLAMIDE875yes
    ETHYLENE OXIDE750yes
    DIETHYL SULFATE577yes
    1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (MIXED ISOMERS)500yes
    COBALT331yes
    ETHYL ACRYLATE256yes
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS202yes
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE97yes
    BERYLLIUM76yes
    PROPARGITE75no
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE62no
    CADMIUM51yes
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE41yes
    ARSENIC25yes
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL19yes
    VINYL CHLORIDE16yes
    HYDRAZINE10yes
    FOLPET5no
    BENZYL CHLORIDE5yes
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS0yes

    DIOXIN AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS498 grams (1.10 pounds)no