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Summary Report: WILL County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in WILL County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 130000  0.93
    Whites 140000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 220  1.16
    Whites 190

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .00035  0.11
    Whites .0033

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color 16  3.02
    Whites 5.3


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 130000  0.93
    High Income Families 140000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 220  1.10
    High Income Families 200

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0024  0.83
    High Income Families .0029

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 16  2.71
    High Income Families 5.9


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 110000  0.79
    Families Above Poverty 140000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 220  1.10
    Families Above Poverty 200

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0017  0.57
    Families Above Poverty .003

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 19  3.11
    Families Above Poverty 6.1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 100000  0.77
    Kids Above Poverty 130000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 220  1.10
    Kids Above Poverty 200

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .0017  0.55
    Kids Above Poverty .0031

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 21  3.62
    Kids Above Poverty 5.8


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 170000  1.21
    Highschool Graduates 140000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 210  1.05
    Highschool Graduates 200

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .0025  0.86
    Highschool Graduates .0029

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 11  1.83
    Highschool Graduates 6


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 140000  1.17
    Non-Working Class People 120000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 200  1.00
    Non-Working Class People 200

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0029  1.21
    Non-Working Class People .0024

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People 6.9  1.35
    Non-Working Class People 5.1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 140000  0.93
    Homeowners 150000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 200  0.95
    Homeowners 210

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0027  0.93
    Homeowners .0029

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters 5.8  0.45
    Homeowners 13


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