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Summary Report: LIVINGSTON Parish

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in LIVINGSTON Parish

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 4700  1.24
    Whites 3800

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 150  1.00
    Whites 150

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .0069  0.76
    Whites .0091

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .18  1.64
    Whites .11


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 3700  0.97
    High Income Families 3800

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 140  0.93
    High Income Families 150

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .009  0.99
    High Income Families .0091

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .099  0.90
    High Income Families .11


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 3800  1.00
    Families Above Poverty 3800

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 140  0.93
    Families Above Poverty 150

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0092  1.01
    Families Above Poverty .0091

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .099  0.90
    Families Above Poverty .11


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 3800  1.00
    Kids Above Poverty 3800

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 140  0.93
    Kids Above Poverty 150

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .0096  1.12
    Kids Above Poverty .0086

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .094  0.85
    Kids Above Poverty .11


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 3900  1.03
    Highschool Graduates 3800

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 140  0.93
    Highschool Graduates 150

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .0091  1.05
    Highschool Graduates .0087

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .11  1.00
    Highschool Graduates .11


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 4000  1.03
    Non-Working Class People 3900

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 150  1.00
    Non-Working Class People 150

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .01  1.19
    Non-Working Class People .0084

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .11  0.92
    Non-Working Class People .12


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 4000  0.91
    Homeowners 4400

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 150  1.00
    Homeowners 150

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0085  0.85
    Homeowners .01

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .13  0.93
    Homeowners .14


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