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

State: VIRGINIA
  • From 1988 to 2002, releases of recognized carcinogens to air have decreased 60%.
  • List facilities releasing recognized carcinogens to air in VIRGINIA.
  • Chemical Name Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Regulated as a Hazardous Air Pollutant
    by the Clean Air Act
    ACETALDEHYDE651,847yes
    CHLOROETHANE549,530yes
    DICHLOROMETHANE387,728yes
    CHLOROFORM237,947yes
    FORMALDEHYDE208,267yes
    BENZENE192,465yes
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE178,479yes
    ETHYLBENZENE85,724yes
    1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE74,166yes
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE59,747yes
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS55,129yes
    LEAD COMPOUNDS33,537yes
    CREOSOTES15,822no
    LEAD10,829yes
    ETHYLENE OXIDE4,880yes
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE1,766yes
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)1,629no
    NAPHTHALENE1,280yes
    NICKEL1,082yes
    PROPYLENE OXIDE759yes
    ETHYL ACRYLATE636yes
    1,3-BUTADIENE540yes
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE500yes
    ACRYLAMIDE500yes
    ACRYLONITRILE500yes
    COBALT294yes
    CATECHOL246yes
    ACETAMIDE120yes
    1,4-DIOXANE93yes
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN27yes
    HYDRAZINE7yes

    DIOXIN AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS265.8 grams (0.59 pounds)no