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

ENTIRE UNITED STATES
  • From 1988 to 2002, releases of recognized carcinogens to water have decreased 72%.
  • List top 100 facilities releasing recognized 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
    ACETALDEHYDE346,793no no
    FORMALDEHYDE335,018no no
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS202,634no yes
    LEAD COMPOUNDS104,590yesyes
    1,4-DIOXANE75,119no no
    LEAD34,072yesyes
    NAPHTHALENE27,502no yes
    NICKEL20,097no yes
    PROPYLENE OXIDE19,790no no
    BENZENE19,393yesyes
    CATECHOL16,929no no
    CHLOROFORM16,734no yes
    EPICHLOROHYDRIN13,822yesno
    ETHYLBENZENE9,872yesyes
    ACIFLUORFEN, SODIUM SALT6,026no no
    DICHLOROMETHANE4,788yesyes
    ETHYLENE OXIDE4,383no no
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANE4,303yesyes
    1,2,3-TRICHLOROPROPANE4,255no no
    ANILINE3,798no no
    COBALT2,784no no
    1,3-BUTADIENE2,084no no
    CADMIUM COMPOUNDS1,857yesyes
    CREOSOTES1,648no no
    BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS1,563yesyes
    1,1,2,2-TETRACHLOROETHANE1,464no yes
    DIAMINOTOLUENE (MIXED ISOMERS)1,413no no
    BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE1,354yesyes
    1,1,2-TRICHLOROETHANE1,256yesyes
    1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE1,229yesyes
    PENTACHLOROPHENOL1,215yesyes
    N-METHYLOLACRYLAMIDE1,166no no
    BIS(2-CHLORO-1-METHYLETHYL) ETHER1,160no yes
    ACRYLONITRILE923no yes
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE812yesyes
    TRICHLOROETHYLENE578yesyes
    TOLUENE DIISOCYANATE (MIXED ISOMERS)569no no
    CHLOROETHANE557no yes
    VINYL CHLORIDE543yesyes
    PYRIDINE460no no
    TRIBROMOMETHANE456no yes
    ARSENIC435yesyes
    2,6-XYLIDINE420no no
    HEXACHLOROBENZENE397yesyes
    THIOUREA362no no
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE338yesyes
    CARBON TETRACHLORIDE320yesyes
    BENZIDINE303no yes
    DICHLOROBROMOMETHANE284no yes
    CADMIUM270yesyes
    2-NITROPROPANE258no no
    4,4'-DIAMINODIPHENYL ETHER258no no
    TRIS(2,3-DIBROMOPROPYL) PHOSPHATE250no no
    URETHANE210no no
    BENZYL CHLORIDE169no no
    ACRYLAMIDE166yesno
    CHLORDANE147yesyes
    4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE110no no
    1,1-DICHLOROETHANE95no yes
    1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (MIXED ISOMERS)85no yes
    2-CHLOR-1,3-BUTADIENE72no no
    ETHYL ACRYLATE65no no
    P-CHLOROANILINE59no no
    NITROBENZENE53no yes
    METHAM SODIUM40no no
    O-PHENYLENEDIAMINE35no no
    3,3'-DIMETHOXYBENZIDINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE35no no
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS31yesno
    HEPTACHLOR30yesyes
    METHYL IODIDE29no no
    CAMPHECHLOR24yesyes
    BIS(2-CHLOROETHYL) ETHER20no yes
    1,4-DICHLORO-2-BUTENE18no no
    ALACHLOR13yesno
    CHLOROTHALONIL11no no
    BERYLLIUM11yesyes
    CAPTAN10no no
    DIURON10no no
    3,3'-DICHLOROBENZIDINE10no yes
    2,4,6-TRICHLOROPHENOL9no yes
    HEXACHLOROETHANE6no yes
    O-TOLUIDINE6no no
    2,4-DINITROTOLUENE6no yes
    1,2-DIPHENYLHYDRAZINE5no yes
    PROPYLENEIMINE5no no
    DICHLORVOS5no no
    PRONAMIDE5no no
    HYDRAZINE5no no
    ETHYLENE THIOUREA5no no
    2,4-DIAMINOTOLUENE5no no
    PROPACHLOR4no no
    ACETAMIDE2no no
    2,6-DINITROTOLUENE1no yes
    NITRILOTRIACETIC ACID1no no
    THIODICARB.050no no

    DIOXIN AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS1110 grams (2.45 pounds)no no