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Summary Report: BIBB County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in BIBB County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 130000  1.08
    Whites 120000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 260  1.53
    Whites 170

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .00013  0.12
    Whites .0011

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .027  0.34
    Whites .08


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 190000  1.73
    High Income Families 110000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 260  1.44
    High Income Families 180

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0006  0.83
    High Income Families .00072

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .039  0.61
    High Income Families .064


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 200000  1.82
    Families Above Poverty 110000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 270  1.42
    Families Above Poverty 190

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .00055  0.76
    Families Above Poverty .00072

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .031  0.49
    Families Above Poverty .063


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 190000  1.73
    Kids Above Poverty 110000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 270  1.50
    Kids Above Poverty 180

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .00059  0.78
    Kids Above Poverty .00076

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .029  0.46
    Kids Above Poverty .063


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 180000  1.80
    Highschool Graduates 100000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 240  1.26
    Highschool Graduates 190

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .00085  1.31
    Highschool Graduates .00065

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .05  0.78
    Highschool Graduates .064


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 130000  1.55
    Non-Working Class People 84000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 200  1.11
    Non-Working Class People 180

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .00092  1.84
    Non-Working Class People .0005

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .062  0.91
    Non-Working Class People .068


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 110000  0.73
    Homeowners 150000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 190  0.76
    Homeowners 250

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0005  1.22
    Homeowners .00041

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .062  1.32
    Homeowners .047


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