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Environmental Release Report: STONE CONTAINER CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 86,479 3,227
    Suspected Carcinogens 110 8
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 533 447
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 228 399
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,473,148 419
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 228 399
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 365,266 4,741
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,473,376 818
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,830,384 3,806
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 368,953
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,617,485 26,172
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 187 399
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 144,455 25,324
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,987,294 27,656
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,987,955 4,225

    *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 2,601,585 9,460 750 0 2,611,795 0 NA
    1989 3,137,510 11,475 0 0 3,148,985 0 NA
    1990 2,684,584 9,896 0 0 2,694,480 0 NA
    1991 2,699,625 8,884 0 0 2,708,509 0 6,296,565
    1992 3,035,322 9,390 0 0 3,044,712 0 6,944,883
    1993 3,040,342 9,576 0 0 3,049,918 0 6,987,648
    1994 2,396,521 1,229 0 0 2,397,750 0 7,562,100
    1995 2,079,046 2,052 0 0 2,081,098 0 6,385,724
    1996 2,207,034 2,261 0 0 2,209,295 0 7,884,051
    1997 2,167,499 36,536 321,223 0 2,525,258 0 8,230,789
    1998 2,189,104 32,355 317,212 0 2,538,671 0 7,740,358
    1999 2,428,458 62,440 317,212 0 2,808,110 0 7,528,110
    2000 2,299,066 44,289 234,748 0 2,578,103 0 6,417,702
    2001 2,337,608 36,331 252,883 0 2,626,821 0 6,900,265
    2002 3,989,265 27,695 254,583 0 4,271,543 0 11,792,606
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 1.32 .047 .086 0 1.45 0 1.50
    2001 1.34 0 .198 0 1.54 0 1.58
    2002 1.31 0 .199 0 1.51 0 1.51
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: STONE CONTAINER CORP.
    Mailing Address: 7320 PAPER MILL RD., FLORENCE, SC 29506
    Public Contact: ROBERT W. LYNCH
    Phone: (843) 662-0313
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER CORP.
    Latitude: 34.15139
    Longitude: -79.55833
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  • Links

    • 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

    Information about whether this facility is in compliance with applicable environmental laws is available from EPA's Sector Facility Indexing Project:

    Scorecard's report for FLORENCE County on:
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