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

State: KENTUCKY
  • From 1988 to 2002, releases of recognized carcinogens to air have decreased 65%.
  • List facilities releasing recognized carcinogens to air in KENTUCKY.
  • Chemical Name Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Regulated as a Hazardous Air Pollutant
    by the Clean Air Act
    2-CHLOR-1,3-BUTADIENE520,943yes
    ETHYLBENZENE297,450yes
    ACETALDEHYDE204,662yes
    DICHLOROMETHANE200,227yes
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE142,713yes
    1,3-BUTADIENE141,955yes
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE120,541yes
    ACRYLONITRILE81,184yes
    BENZENE54,529yes
    VINYL CHLORIDE49,507yes
    FORMALDEHYDE42,007yes
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE28,107yes
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS23,463yes
    NAPHTHALENE23,003yes
    ETHYL ACRYLATE22,939yes
    LEAD COMPOUNDS19,368yes
    CHLOROFORM14,016yes
    LEAD12,943yes
    CREOSOTES10,055no
    PROPYLENE OXIDE6,905yes
    DIETHYL SULFATE4,437yes
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE4,170no
    NICKEL2,220yes
    ETHYLENE OXIDE1,321yes
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE854yes
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE759yes
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS598yes
    COBALT505yes
    1,1,2-TRICHLOROETHANE493yes
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)425no
    DIAMINOTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)255no
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS250yes
    2,4-DINITROTOLUENE198yes
    CHLOROETHANE184yes
    1,1,2,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE111yes
    2,6-DINITROTOLUENE110no
    TOLUENE-2,6-DIISOCYANATE108no
    CHLOROTHALONIL45no
    PYRIDINE8no
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE7yes
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL6yes
    NITROBENZENE5yes
    HEXACHLOROETHANE5yes
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE5yes
    2,4,6-TRICHLOROPHENOL5yes
    2,4-DIAMINOTOLUENE5yes
    (1,1'-BIPHENYL)-4,4'-DIAMINE, 3,3'-DIMETHYL-5yes
    ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)5yes
    CHLORDANE.880yes
    HEPTACHLOR.700yes
    CAMPHECHLOR.360yes
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS.160yes
    ALDRIN.110no

    DIOXIN AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS32.69 grams (0.07 pounds)no