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Environmental Release Report: BETTER WAY PRODS. INC.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Noncancer 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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:STYRENE
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 Carcinogens 257,600
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 257,600
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 257,600
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 257,600
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 257,600
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 257,600
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 257,600
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 257,600
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 257,600
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 257,600
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 257,600

    *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
    1992 34,000 0 0 0 34,000 0 34,000
    1993 48,300 0 0 0 48,300 1,850 49,760
    1995 46,200 0 0 0 46,200 750 46,000
    1996 83,700 0 0 0 83,700 2,250 83,000
    1997 103,268 0 0 0 103,268 4,500 103,268
    1998 113,920 0 0 0 113,920 750 113,920
    1999 146,880 0 0 0 146,880 1,000 142,000
    2000 140,600 0 0 0 140,600 750 140,000
    2001 124,000 0 0 0 124,000 750 124,000
    2002 257,600 0 0 0 257,600 750 257,600
    "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: BETTER WAY PRODS. INC.
    Mailing Address: 70891 COUNTY RD. 23, NEW PARIS, IN 46553
    Public Contact: BRUCE KORENSTRA
    Phone: (574) 831-3340
    SIC Code: 30 Rubber And Misc. Plastics Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 41.4664
    Longitude: -85.8382
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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

    Scorecard's report for ELKHART County on:

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