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

State: TEXAS
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  • Chemical Name Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Regulated as a Hazardous Air Pollutant
    by the Clean Air Act
    BENZENE2,222,653yes
    1,3-BUTADIENE1,311,006yes
    FORMALDEHYDE781,635yes
    ETHYLBENZENE751,653yes
    ACETALDEHYDE538,942yes
    NAPHTHALENE283,566yes
    DICHLOROMETHANE263,784yes
    ETHYLENE OXIDE186,698yes
    VINYL CHLORIDE161,918yes
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE138,861yes
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE134,845yes
    PROPYLENE OXIDE132,533yes
    ACRYLONITRILE130,241yes
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE114,627yes
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE107,605yes
    1,2,3-TRICHLOROPROPANE91,293no
    CHLOROFORM82,991yes
    LEAD COMPOUNDS58,330yes
    CREOSOTES44,753no
    ETHYL ACRYLATE43,790yes
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN36,267yes
    ANILINE31,163yes
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS25,438yes
    CHLOROETHANE24,280yes
    LEAD19,951yes
    NITROBENZENE14,372yes
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE14,031yes
    1,1,2-TRICHLOROETHANE10,873yes
    METHYL IODIDE9,135yes
    1,4-DIOXANE7,470yes
    PYRIDINE6,628no
    NICKEL6,327yes
    DIETHYL SULFATE6,093yes
    1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE5,929yes
    1,2-DIBROMOETHANE4,226yes
    O-TOLUIDINE2,479yes
    1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (MIXED ISOMERS)2,112yes
    1,1,2,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE1,867yes
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)1,719no
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE1,579yes
    CHLOROTHALONIL990no
    O-ANISIDINE787yes
    4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE780yes
    BENZYL CHLORIDE605yes
    2,4-DIAMINOTOLUENE394yes
    BIS(2-CHLOROETHYL) ETHER371yes
    DIAMINOTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)313no
    TOLUENE-2,4-DIISOCYANATE294yes
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS270yes
    CATECHOL250yes
    SAFROLE250no
    DIHYDROSAFROLE250no
    1,1-DICHLOROETHANE205yes
    BIS(2-CHLORO-1-METHYLETHYL) ETHER165no
    HEXACHLOROETHANE156yes
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE151yes
    PROPYLENEIMINE108yes
    HYDRAZINE103yes
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS79yes
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS69yes
    1,1-DIMETHYL HYDRAZINE63yes
    2-NITROPROPANE61yes
    2-CHLOR-1,3-BUTADIENE39yes
    ARSENIC38yes
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE35no
    COBALT34yes
    CADMIUM31yes
    O-PHENYLENEDIAMINE22no
    DIMETHYL SULFATE17yes
    DIMETHYLCARBAMOYL CHLORIDE16yes
    PROPANE SULTONE16yes
    URETHANE16yes
    CHLOROMETHYL METHYL ETHER15yes
    METHYL HYDRAZINE15yes
    ACRYLAMIDE13yes
    P-CHLOROANILINE12no
    N-NITROSOMETHYLVINYLAMINE10no
    N-NITROSODIPHENYLAMINE9no
    ASBESTOS (FRIABLE)7yes
    BENZIDINE6yes
    STYRENE OXIDE5yes
    ALDRIN5no
    CHLORDANE4yes
    ALACHLOR4no
    CAMPHECHLOR2yes
    1,4-DICHLORO-2-BUTENE2no
    GAMMA-LINDANE2yes
    HEPTACHLOR2yes
    3,3'-DIMETHOXYBENZIDINE.010yes
    3,3'-DICHLOROBENZIDINE.010yes
    (1,1'-BIPHENYL)-4,4'-DIAMINE, 3,3'-DIMETHYL-.010yes

    DIOXIN AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS244.9 grams (0.54 pounds)no