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Comparative Report: ARKANSAS
 
 
  • Environmental Hazards: ARKANSAS Compared with the United States

      State of ARKANSAS
     United States

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants


    Added Cancer Risk (per million) 120
    250


    Percentage of U.S. Pollution Sources contained in ARKANSAS




    Toxics Release Inventory Facilities 1.7
    Superfund Sites 1
    Criteria Air Pollutant Facilities .19

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  • Demographic Profile: ARKANSAS Compared with the United States
      State of ARKANSAS
     United States




    % People of Color 18
    24
    % Asian/Pacific Islanders .5
    2.8
    % African Americans 16
    12
    % Latinos .83
    8.8
    % Native Americans .59
    .75
    % Families Below Poverty 15
    10
    % Homeowners 43
    45
    % Working Class People 75
    68
    % Non-Highschool Graduates 34
    25
    % Non-English Speakers .43
    3.1
    % Non-Citizens .54
    4.7

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