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

State: PENNSYLVANIA
  • From 1988 to 2002, releases of recognized carcinogens to air have decreased 79%.
  • List facilities releasing recognized carcinogens to air in PENNSYLVANIA.
  • Chemical Name Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Regulated as a Hazardous Air Pollutant
    by the Clean Air Act
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE1,120,813yes
    DICHLOROMETHANE907,479yes
    FORMALDEHYDE298,343yes
    NICKEL203,216yes
    BENZENE157,286yes
    ETHYLBENZENE151,027yes
    VINYL CHLORIDE97,100yes
    NAPHTHALENE94,983yes
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS90,020yes
    LEAD COMPOUNDS76,586yes
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE73,950yes
    ACETALDEHYDE63,058yes
    LEAD17,817yes
    CREOSOTES16,181no
    CATECHOL7,900yes
    ETHYL ACRYLATE7,710yes
    ETHYLENE OXIDE7,275yes
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE6,983yes
    CHLOROFORM5,428yes
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE5,415yes
    CHLOROETHANE3,061yes
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)2,294no
    ACRYLAMIDE2,177yes
    COBALT1,932yes
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS1,670yes
    1,3-BUTADIENE1,610yes
    PROPYLENE OXIDE1,315yes
    ACRYLONITRILE593yes
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS525yes
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE274yes
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN250yes
    ARSENIC166yes
    BENZYL CHLORIDE60yes
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS20yes
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL10yes
    O-TOLUIDINE10yes
    DIMETHYL SULFATE8yes
    HEXACHLOROETHANE5yes
    BERYLLIUM5yes
    DICHLORVOS5yes
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE5yes
    NITROBENZENE2yes
    CADMIUM2yes
    ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)2yes
    PYRIDINE1no
    HEPTACHLOR.037yes
    CHLORDANE.007yes

    DIOXIN AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS304 grams (0.67 pounds)no