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Summary Report: ALLEGANY County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in ALLEGANY County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 37000  0.37
    Whites 100000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 240  1.26
    Whites 190

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .058  0.98
    Whites .059

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color 1.1  1.64
    Whites .67


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 77000  0.64
    High Income Families 120000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 240  1.41
    High Income Families 170

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .067  1.22
    High Income Families .055

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 1  1.89
    High Income Families .53


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 96000  0.87
    Families Above Poverty 110000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 270  1.59
    Families Above Poverty 170

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .069  1.23
    Families Above Poverty .056

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 1.2  2.14
    Families Above Poverty .56


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 110000  1.17
    Kids Above Poverty 94000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 280  1.65
    Kids Above Poverty 170

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .066  1.27
    Kids Above Poverty .052

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 1.2  2.31
    Kids Above Poverty .52


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 120000  1.20
    Highschool Graduates 100000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 200  1.11
    Highschool Graduates 180

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .065  1.12
    Highschool Graduates .058

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .81  1.25
    Highschool Graduates .65


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 120000  1.94
    Non-Working Class People 62000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 180  1.00
    Non-Working Class People 180

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .06  1.20
    Non-Working Class People .05

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .62  0.98
    Non-Working Class People .63


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 110000  1.47
    Homeowners 75000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 170  0.65
    Homeowners 260

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .06  0.85
    Homeowners .071

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .55  0.42
    Homeowners 1.3


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