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Environmental Release Report: SONOCO FLEXIBLE PACKAGING
 
 
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TOLUENE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 531,909
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 518,125
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 13,784
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 507,727
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 531,909
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 521,511
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 531,909
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 531,909
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 521,511
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 507,727

    *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
    1989 286,000 0 0 0 286,000 50,000 NA
    1990 214,680 0 0 0 214,680 1,500 NA
    1991 549,557 0 0 0 549,557 250 549,732
    1993 666,919 0 0 0 666,919 1,000 719,519
    1994 851,687 0 0 0 851,687 1,500 851,988
    1995 1,076,091 0 0 0 1,076,091 2,250 1,076,591
    1996 1,091,236 0 0 0 1,091,236 0 1,092,737
    1997 1,004,064 0 0 0 1,004,064 1,500 1,005,762
    1998 496,300 0 0 0 496,300 14,258 511,308
    1999 981,884 0 0 0 981,884 13,999 991,819
    2000 1,010,460 0 0 0 1,010,460 20,459 1,030,919
    2001 565,386 0 0 0 565,386 15,917 581,303
    2002 531,909 0 0 0 531,909 19,358 551,267
    "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 FLEXIBLE PACKAGING
    Mailing Address: 6502 S. U.S. HWY. 31 N., EDINBURGH, IN 46124
    Public Contact: OMAR ABUAITA
    Phone: (812) 526-5511
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: SONOCO PRODS. CO.
    Latitude: 39.38275
    Longitude: -85.98758
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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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