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

State: LOUISIANA
  • From 1988 to 2002, releases of recognized carcinogens to air have decreased 70%.
  • List facilities releasing recognized carcinogens to air in LOUISIANA.
  • Chemical Name Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Regulated as a Hazardous Air Pollutant
    by the Clean Air Act
    ACETALDEHYDE767,081yes
    BENZENE557,833yes
    FORMALDEHYDE366,932yes
    2-CHLOR-1,3-BUTADIENE334,683yes
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE304,984yes
    ETHYLBENZENE279,833yes
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE177,422yes
    1,3-BUTADIENE176,200yes
    1,1-DICHLOROETHANE102,904yes
    NAPHTHALENE89,494yes
    VINYL CHLORIDE77,481yes
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE69,655yes
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS58,235yes
    CHLOROFORM56,485yes
    ETHYLENE OXIDE54,534yes
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE45,683yes
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN43,568yes
    ANILINE41,157yes
    CREOSOTES39,411no
    DICHLOROMETHANE31,903yes
    1,1,2-TRICHLOROETHANE19,300yes
    2-NITROPROPANE18,899yes
    PROPYLENE OXIDE17,610yes
    LEAD COMPOUNDS17,220yes
    CHLOROETHANE15,241yes
    ACRYLONITRILE14,297yes
    DIAMINOTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)6,150no
    ETHYL ACRYLATE6,077yes
    1,1,2,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE5,917yes
    1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE5,738yes
    NITROBENZENE5,640yes
    1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (MIXED ISOMERS)5,344yes
    O-TOLUIDINE4,257yes
    1,4-DIOXANE3,834yes
    1,2-DIBROMOETHANE1,693yes
    BIS(2-CHLORO-1-METHYLETHYL) ETHER1,601no
    4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE1,468yes
    LEAD1,464yes
    1,2,3-TRICHLOROPROPANE1,186no
    NICKEL917yes
    CATECHOL899yes
    1,4-DICHLORO-2-BUTENE765no
    1,1-DIMETHYL HYDRAZINE420yes
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)392no
    HYDRAZINE392yes
    O-PHENYLENEDIAMINE375no
    ACRYLAMIDE256yes
    HEXACHLOROETHANE230yes
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE215yes
    METHYL HYDRAZINE94yes
    BENZYL CHLORIDE52yes
    BIS(2-CHLOROETHYL) ETHER33yes
    N-NITROSODIPHENYLAMINE10no
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE7yes
    PYRIDINE6no
    COBALT5yes
    ARSENIC5yes
    TRANS-1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE2yes
    ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)2yes

    DIOXIN AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS104.4 grams (0.23 pounds)no