Suspected Industrial Discharges of PFAS

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Suspected Industrial Discharges of PFAS

This map shows the locations of 2,501 industrial sites that are known to produce or use, or are suspected of using, the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS. The sites were identified through the Environmental Protection Agency’s Chemical Data Reporting Rule database and Enforcement and Compliance History Online, plus a survey by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation. Locations marked on the map are approximate and were identified using the addresses listed in the data sources, which may contain errors. This map does not purport to show sites of known PFAS discharges but rather sites known or suspected of making or using PFAS.


Known users of PFAS
Suspected users of PFAS
AFFF Incinerators

Industries Identified As Being Potential Commercial and Industrial Users of PFAS

Petroleum refining
Oil refining
Platemaking and related services
Lubricating oils and greases
Paints, varnishes, lacquers, enamels and allied products
Electroplating, plating, polishing, anodizing and coloring
Industrial organic chemicals, not classified elsewhere
Wire manufacturing
Other electronic component manufacturing
All other miscellaneous electrical equipment and component manufacturing
Broadwoven fabric mills, manmade fiber and silk
Finishers of broadwoven fabrics
Carpets and rugs
Waterproof outerwear
Leather and hide tanning and finishing
All other leather goods and allied products
Sanitary food containers, except folding
Packaging paper and plastics film, coated and laminated
Commercial printing, lithographic
Unlaminated plastic film and sheet manufacturing
Semiconductor and related device manufacturing
Chemicals and allied products, not classified elsewhere
Carpet and upholstery cleaning
Paper mills
Perfumes, cosmetics and other toilet preparations
Specialty cleaning, polishing and sanitation preparations
Metal foil and leaf
Surgical and medical instruments and apparatus
Gold ore mining
Uranium-radium-vanadium ore mining

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