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tert-Butylbenzene in New York


tert-Butylbenzene is a pollutant from the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and various industrial processes.

The Most Polluted Communities in New York

4 water utilities reported detecting tert-Butylbenzene in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average tert-Butylbenzene level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Bedford Hills/Taconic Corr. Facilities
Bedford Hills, NY
1,1001 of 10.5 ppb
(0.5 ppb)
2Wild Oaks Water Company
Rockport, NY
8051 of 30.17 ppb
(0 to 0.5 ppb)
3Mcwa, Genesee West
Rochester, NY
8002 of 30.12 ppb
(0 to 0.23 ppb)
4Glen Cove City
Glen Cove, NY
28,0001 of 51< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.08 ppb)

Health Based Limits for tert-Butylbenzene

There are no health based standards that EWG is using for this chemical

Violation Summary for tert-Butylbenzene in New York

Data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency includes the following violations of federal standards in New York since 2004

Violation TypeNumber of Violations
Failure to monitor regularly174