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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 26,132
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 292
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 292
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 143,076
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 215,761
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 143,368
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 307,157
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 244,041
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 144,118
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 292
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 750
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 387,867
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 387,367 750

    *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 249,859 500 0 0 250,359 0 NA
    1989 647,353 500 0 0 647,853 0 NA
    1990 695,636 500 0 0 696,136 750 NA
    1991 662,487 483 0 0 662,970 4,843 1,933,395
    1992 800,021 377 0 0 800,398 250 1,466,142
    1993 647,552 418 28 0 647,998 2,850 1,170,078
    1994 450,488 250 0 0 450,738 477 920,302
    1995 357,453 49,497 0 0 406,950 250 531,188
    1996 378,052 58,090 750 0 436,892 250 579,701
    1997 441,456 49,195 120,743 0 611,394 0 716,559
    1998 541,210 194,613 56,669 0 792,492 0 924,012
    1999 480,574 28,471 69,398 0 578,443 0 644,193
    2000 465,442 0 56,218 0 521,660 0 567,510
    2001 416,668 750 64,307 0 481,725 0 477,490
    2002 388,409 750 79,303 0 468,462 0 467,592
    "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: 1 N. SECOND ST., HARTSVILLE, SC 29550
    Public Contact: ALLAN CECIL
    Phone: (843) 383-7524
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 34.39694
    Longitude: -80.04806
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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

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

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