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Summary Report: HOWARD County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in HOWARD County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 50000  1.28
    Whites 39000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 180  1.06
    Whites 170

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .6  1.67
    Whites .36

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color 2.9  1.38
    Whites 2.1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 46000  1.21
    High Income Families 38000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 200  1.25
    High Income Families 160

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .49  1.48
    High Income Families .33

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 2.8  1.40
    High Income Families 2


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 49000  1.29
    Families Above Poverty 38000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 220  1.38
    Families Above Poverty 160

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .54  1.59
    Families Above Poverty .34

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 3.2  1.60
    Families Above Poverty 2


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 49000  1.40
    Kids Above Poverty 35000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 220  1.38
    Kids Above Poverty 160

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .55  1.72
    Kids Above Poverty .32

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 3.1  1.63
    Kids Above Poverty 1.9


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 44000  1.13
    Highschool Graduates 39000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 190  1.19
    Highschool Graduates 160

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .49  1.40
    Highschool Graduates .35

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 2.7  1.29
    Highschool Graduates 2.1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 38000  0.93
    Non-Working Class People 41000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 170  1.13
    Non-Working Class People 150

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .36  1.12
    Non-Working Class People .32

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People 2.1  1.05
    Non-Working Class People 2


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 41000  0.77
    Homeowners 53000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 170  0.85
    Homeowners 200

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .36  0.57
    Homeowners .63

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters 2.2  0.67
    Homeowners 3.3


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