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Summary Report: WOODBURY County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in WOODBURY County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 280000  1.08
    Whites 260000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 180  1.29
    Whites 140

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .000014  0.09
    Whites .00016

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .000042  0.09
    Whites .00048


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 280000  1.08
    High Income Families 260000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 150  1.07
    High Income Families 140

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .00017  1.00
    High Income Families .00017

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0005  1.00
    High Income Families .0005


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 280000  1.08
    Families Above Poverty 260000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 150  1.07
    Families Above Poverty 140

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .00016  0.94
    Families Above Poverty .00017

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .00048  0.96
    Families Above Poverty .0005


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 280000  1.04
    Kids Above Poverty 270000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 160  1.14
    Kids Above Poverty 140

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .00015  0.94
    Kids Above Poverty .00016

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .00045  0.94
    Kids Above Poverty .00048


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 260000  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 260000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 140  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 140

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .00014  0.88
    Highschool Graduates .00016

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .00043  0.90
    Highschool Graduates .00048


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 270000  1.17
    Non-Working Class People 230000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 140  1.00
    Non-Working Class People 140

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .00015  1.36
    Non-Working Class People .00011

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .00045  1.32
    Non-Working Class People .00034


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 220000  0.79
    Homeowners 280000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 140  0.82
    Homeowners 170

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .00013  1.86
    Homeowners .00007

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .00038  1.81
    Homeowners .00021


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