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

State: LOUISIANA
  • From 1988 to 2002, releases of recognized carcinogens to water have decreased 57%.
  • List facilities releasing recognized carcinogens to water in LOUISIANA.
  • Chemical Name Surface Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Regulated by the Safe Drinking Water Act Regulated as a Priority Pollutant
    by the Clean Water Act
    FORMALDEHYDE26,812no no
    ACETALDEHYDE22,405no no
    LEAD COMPOUNDS15,786yesyes
    1,4-DIOXANE14,658no no
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS5,911no yes
    CHLOROFORM5,818no yes
    CATECHOL2,777no no
    LEAD1,340yesyes
    1,1,2-TRICHLOROETHANE1,179yesyes
    BENZENE1,139yesyes
    NAPHTHALENE1,072no yes
    1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE788yesyes
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE664yesyes
    NICKEL619no yes
    ETHYLBENZENE471yesyes
    TRIBROMOMETHANE456no yes
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE338yesyes
    DICHLOROBROMOMETHANE284no yes
    2-NITROPROPANE258no no
    VINYL CHLORIDE192yesyes
    DIAMINOTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)168no no
    DICHLOROMETHANE136yesyes
    1,3-BUTADIENE121no no
    CREOSOTES113no no
    1,1-DICHLOROETHANE85no yes
    2-CHLOR-1,3-BUTADIENE71no no
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE69yesyes
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL68yesyes
    ETHYLENE OXIDE65no no
    1,1,2,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE62no yes
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE55yesyes
    1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (MIXED ISOMERS)28no yes
    ACRYLONITRILE23no yes
    1,4-DICHLORO-2-BUTENE18no no
    ACRYLAMIDE17yesno
    ETHYL ACRYLATE13no no
    NITROBENZENE6no yes
    ARSENIC5yesyes
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN5yesno
    NITRILOTRIACETIC ACID1no no
    BIS(2-CHLOROETHYL) ETHER1no yes

    DIOXIN AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS313.6 grams (0.69 pounds)no no