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Summary Report: CHIPPEWA County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in CHIPPEWA County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 98  0.98
    Whites 100

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .061  0.55
    Whites .11

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .048  2.53
    Whites .019


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 95  0.96
    High Income Families 99

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .11  1.34
    High Income Families .082

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0099  0.76
    High Income Families .013


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 97  0.99
    Families Above Poverty 98

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .11  1.31
    Families Above Poverty .084

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .01  0.77
    Families Above Poverty .013


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 100  1.00
    Kids Above Poverty 100

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .14  1.94
    Kids Above Poverty .072

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .011  0.69
    Kids Above Poverty .016


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 94  0.94
    Highschool Graduates 100

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .082  0.94
    Highschool Graduates .087

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .024  0.92
    Highschool Graduates .026


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 100  0.91
    Non-Working Class People 110

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .12  0.92
    Non-Working Class People .13

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0097  0.61
    Non-Working Class People .016


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 110  1.00
    Homeowners 110

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .094  0.47
    Homeowners .2

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0093  0.62
    Homeowners .015


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