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Summary Report: TANGIPAHOA Parish

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in TANGIPAHOA Parish

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 55000  1.10
    Whites 50000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 120  1.09
    Whites 110

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .00054  0.78
    Whites .00069

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .0039  0.61
    Whites .0064


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 47000  0.85
    High Income Families 55000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 110  1.00
    High Income Families 110

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .00075  1.14
    High Income Families .00066

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0056  0.92
    High Income Families .0061


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 43000  0.78
    Families Above Poverty 55000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 110  1.00
    Families Above Poverty 110

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .00076  1.13
    Families Above Poverty .00067

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0057  0.95
    Families Above Poverty .006


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 45000  0.85
    Kids Above Poverty 53000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 110  1.00
    Kids Above Poverty 110

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .00068  1.03
    Kids Above Poverty .00066

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .0058  0.94
    Kids Above Poverty .0062


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 51000  0.94
    Highschool Graduates 54000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 110  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 110

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .00072  1.07
    Highschool Graduates .00067

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .0054  1.00
    Highschool Graduates .0054


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 49000  0.88
    Non-Working Class People 56000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 110  0.92
    Non-Working Class People 120

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .00067  1.52
    Non-Working Class People .00044

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0058  0.77
    Non-Working Class People .0075


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 56000  1.00
    Homeowners 56000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 110  0.85
    Homeowners 130

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0007  0.88
    Homeowners .0008

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0058  0.82
    Homeowners .0071


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