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Environmental Release Report: SONOCO PRODS. CO.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 12 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12 3
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 12 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 90,961 3
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12 3
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 90,961 3
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 90,949
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12 3
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 12 3
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 90,949
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 90,949

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 60,880 3,534 0 0 64,414 0 NA
    1989 80,320 3,750 0 0 84,070 0 NA
    1990 60,900 250 0 0 61,150 0 NA
    1991 96,289 300 0 0 96,589 0 247,248
    1992 96,020 215 0 0 96,235 0 1,030,285
    1993 89,565 230 0 0 89,795 0 215,460
    1994 97,184 230 0 0 97,414 0 135,278
    1995 93,194 1,753 0 0 94,947 0 132,614
    1996 93,681 1,370 0 0 95,051 0 130,811
    1997 112,675 0 0 0 112,675 0 112,675
    1998 109,933 0 0 0 109,933 0 109,933
    1999 101,156 0 0 0 101,156 0 101,156
    2000 112,066 0 0 0 112,066 0 112,066
    2001 101,934 3 0 0 101,936 635 102,572
    2002 90,961 3 0 0 90,964 0 91,526
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: SONOCO PRODS. CO.
    Mailing Address: 300 S. BRANDYWINE AVE., DOWNINGTOWN, PA 19335
    Public Contact: TIMOTHY NUCKOLS
    Phone: (610) 269-3300
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: SONOCO PRODS. CO.
    Latitude: 40.002
    Longitude: -75.7023
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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