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

ENTIRE UNITED STATES
  • From 1988 to 2002, releases of suspected carcinogens to water have decreased 53%.
  • List top 100 facilities releasing suspected carcinogens to water in the entire United States.
  • Chemical Name Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Regulated by the Safe Drinking Water Act Regulated as a Priority Pollutant
    by the Clean Water Act
    CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS183,269no no
    ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)101,258yesyes
    METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER63,410no no
    2-MERCAPTOBENZOTHIAZOLE52,508no no
    DIETHANOLAMINE43,127no no
    COBALT COMPOUNDS41,943no no
    ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS37,488yesyes
    SELENIUM COMPOUNDS33,508yesyes
    MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE23,067no no
    CHROMIUM12,252yesyes
    HYDROQUINONE10,521no no
    POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC COMPOUNDS7,069no no
    STYRENE3,535yesno
    DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE3,108no no
    CHLOROMETHANE1,662no yes
    ACROLEIN1,500no yes
    VINYL ACETATE1,098no no
    FOMESAFEN1,075no no
    MERCURY COMPOUNDS1,036no no
    M-CRESOL783no no
    PENDIMETHALIN617no no
    ATRAZINE604yesno
    P-CRESOL395no no
    1,2-BUTYLENE OXIDE313no no
    POLYCHLORINATED ALKANES (C10-C13)254no no
    O-CRESOL190no no
    DINITROBUTYL PHENOL142yesno
    SIMAZINE83yesno
    MOLINATE80no no
    DINITROTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)61no no
    CROTONALDEHYDE51no no
    1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE38yesyes
    1,1,1,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE31no no
    2-CHLORO-1,1,1-TRIFLUOROETHANE29no no
    CYANAZINE28no no
    CHLOROPHENOLS20no no
    QUINOLINE17no no
    2,4-D13yesno
    1,2,4-TRICHLOROBENZENE10yesyes
    HEXACHLORO-1,3-BUTADIENE9no yes
    DICHLOROBENZENE (MIXED ISOMERS)6no no
    CARBARYL5no no
    PERMETHRIN5no no
    TETRACHLORVINPHOS5no no
    QUINTOZENE5no no
    LINURON5no no
    DIMETHOATE5no no
    SODIUM DIMETHYLDITHIOCARBAMATE4no no
    S,S,S-TRIBUTYLTRITHIOPHOSPHATE1no no
    NITROGLYCERIN.020no no