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

ENTIRE UNITED STATES
  • From 1988 to 2002, releases of suspected carcinogens to air have decreased 2%.
  • List top 100 facilities releasing suspected carcinogens to air in the entire United States.
  • Chemical Name Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI Sources)
    Regulated as a Hazardous Air Pollutant
    by the Clean Air Act
    STYRENE47,299,717yes
    VINYL ACETATE3,174,301yes
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER3,033,275yes
    CHLOROMETHANE1,645,175yes
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS564,203yes
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS504,577yes
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS444,339no
    CHROMIUM284,286yes
    ACROLEIN265,716yes
    DIETHANOLAMINE220,614yes
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)178,541yes
    1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE130,754yes
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE128,499no
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS123,688yes
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE100,414no
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS89,779yes
    COBALT COMPOUNDS76,827yes
    M-CRESOL57,371yes
    NITROGLYCERIN55,343no
    P-CRESOL46,827yes
    2-CHLORO-1,1,1-TRIFLUOROETHANE36,803no
    ALLYL CHLORIDE31,871yes
    1,2,4-TRICHLOROBENZENE31,326yes
    ATRAZINE24,279no
    HYDROQUINONE12,862yes
    TETRAMETHRIN12,600no
    PENDIMETHALIN11,086no
    BENZOYL CHLORIDE8,372no
    POLYCHLORINATED ALKANES (C10-C13)8,071no
    DINITROTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)8,043no
    DICHLOROBENZENE (MIXED ISOMERS)7,692no
    TRIFLURALIN6,775yes
    1,2-BUTYLENE OXIDE5,858yes
    QUINOLINE5,279yes
    2-MERCAPTOBENZOTHIAZOLE4,937no
    O-CRESOL4,567yes
    CARBARYL4,485yes
    2,4-D3,706yes
    1,1,1,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE2,555no
    SIMAZINE2,158no
    CROTONALDEHYDE1,656no
    SODIUM DIMETHYLDITHIOCARBAMATE1,652no
    QUINTOZENE1,640yes
    CHLOROPHENOLS1,230no
    ACEPHATE1,055no
    MOLINATE1,024no
    OXYFLUORFEN1,010no
    DINITROBUTYL PHENOL935no
    PERMETHRIN760no
    FOMESAFEN705no
    TETRACHLORVINPHOS655no
    TRIALLATE597no
    TRICHLORFON505no
    THIABENDAZOLE500no
    HEXACHLORO-1,3-BUTADIENE467yes
    BIFENTHRIN398no
    BENZAL CHLORIDE335no
    DIMETHIPIN250no
    PARAQUAT250no
    DIMETHOATE22no
    LINURON15no
    TRIBENURON METHYL15no
    PROPOXUR13yes
    DICOFOL8no
    HYDRAMETHYLNON7no
    THIOPHANATE-METHYL7no
    TRIADIMEFON7no
    BROMOXYNIL5no
    FLUOMETURON5no
    PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE1no
    NITRAPYRIN1no
    DIALLATE1no