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

State: NEW YORK
  • From 1988 to 2002, releases of recognized carcinogens to water have decreased 74%.
  • List facilities releasing recognized carcinogens to water in NEW YORK.
  • 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
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS39,363no yes
    LEAD15,196yesyes
    LEAD COMPOUNDS14,786yesyes
    FORMALDEHYDE4,851no no
    1,4-DIOXANE2,700no no
    DICHLOROMETHANE1,315yesyes
    ACETALDEHYDE1,226no no
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE255yesyes
    ANILINE255no no
    PYRIDINE191no no
    NICKEL190no yes
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE170yesyes
    1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE100yesyes
    COBALT53no no
    ETHYLBENZENE46yesyes
    CATECHOL42no no
    BENZENE26yesyes
    CADMIUM15yesyes
    CHLOROETHANE5no yes
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE5yesyes
    ACRYLAMIDE3yesno
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE.300yesyes
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS.020yesno

    DIOXIN AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS3.491 grams (0.01 pounds)no no