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Summary Report: OGLE County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in OGLE County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 110000  0.58
    Whites 190000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 100  1.12
    Whites 89

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .00061  0.27
    Whites .0023

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .9  2.31
    Whites .39


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 160000  0.84
    High Income Families 190000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 89  1.00
    High Income Families 89

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0021  0.88
    High Income Families .0024

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .41  1.05
    High Income Families .39


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 150000  0.79
    Families Above Poverty 190000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 91  1.02
    Families Above Poverty 89

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0021  0.88
    Families Above Poverty .0024

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .49  1.26
    Families Above Poverty .39


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 170000  0.94
    Kids Above Poverty 180000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 92  1.02
    Kids Above Poverty 90

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .0017  0.74
    Kids Above Poverty .0023

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .57  1.39
    Kids Above Poverty .41


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 170000  0.85
    Highschool Graduates 200000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 91  1.02
    Highschool Graduates 89

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .0021  0.91
    Highschool Graduates .0023

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .47  1.24
    Highschool Graduates .38


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 180000  0.95
    Non-Working Class People 190000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 90  1.01
    Non-Working Class People 89

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0024  1.14
    Non-Working Class People .0021

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .42  1.11
    Non-Working Class People .38


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 200000  1.11
    Homeowners 180000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 89  0.95
    Homeowners 94

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0023  2.09
    Homeowners .0011

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .4  0.77
    Homeowners .52


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