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

State: ILLINOIS
  • From 1988 to 2002, releases of recognized carcinogens to air have decreased 83%.
  • List facilities releasing recognized carcinogens to air in ILLINOIS.
  • Chemical Name Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Regulated as a Hazardous Air Pollutant
    by the Clean Air Act
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE726,702yes
    ACETALDEHYDE665,769yes
    DICHLOROMETHANE306,866yes
    ETHYLBENZENE229,269yes
    BENZENE203,038yes
    NAPHTHALENE161,983yes
    ACRYLONITRILE97,840yes
    FORMALDEHYDE90,607yes
    VINYL CHLORIDE64,382yes
    1,3-BUTADIENE61,575yes
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE54,848yes
    LEAD COMPOUNDS30,534yes
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN29,145yes
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE25,523yes
    LEAD25,278yes
    CREOSOTES23,520no
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE21,003yes
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS18,190yes
    1,4-DIOXANE13,307yes
    ETHYLENE OXIDE11,337yes
    NICKEL8,057yes
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE3,203yes
    ETHYL ACRYLATE2,185yes
    CHLOROFORM1,701yes
    BENZYL CHLORIDE1,622yes
    DIMETHYL SULFATE1,603yes
    COBALT1,124yes
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE1,011no
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)989no
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS603yes
    ANILINE281yes
    CHLOROETHANE255yes
    PROPYLENE OXIDE156yes
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS81yes
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE60yes
    ACRYLAMIDE25yes
    TOLUENE-2,6-DIISOCYANATE24no
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE11yes
    ARSENIC5yes
    1,1,2-TRICHLOROETHANE5yes
    2-NITROPROPANE5yes
    2-PHENYLPHENOL3no
    GAMMA-LINDANE2yes
    THIODICARB2no
    PYRIDINE2no
    CADMIUM2yes
    2,4-DIAMINOTOLUENE1yes
    O-TOLUIDINE1yes
    ALACHLOR1no
    DIAMINOTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)1no
    CHLORDANE.600yes
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE.100yes
    ALDRIN.100no

    DIOXIN AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS29.38 grams (0.06 pounds)no