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Summary Report: CLINTON County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in CLINTON County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 18000  1.12
    Whites 16000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 110  1.10
    Whites 100

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .081  3.86
    Whites .021

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .17  1.70
    Whites .1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 23000  1.53
    High Income Families 15000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 110  1.10
    High Income Families 100

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .045  2.25
    High Income Families .02

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .16  1.67
    High Income Families .096


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 20000  1.25
    Families Above Poverty 16000

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

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .052  2.48
    Families Above Poverty .021

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .16  1.62
    Families Above Poverty .099


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 24000  1.50
    Kids Above Poverty 16000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 110  1.10
    Kids Above Poverty 100

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .054  3.00
    Kids Above Poverty .018

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .18  1.89
    Kids Above Poverty .095


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 19000  1.27
    Highschool Graduates 15000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 100  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 100

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .036  1.71
    Highschool Graduates .021

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .13  1.35
    Highschool Graduates .096


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 15000  0.88
    Non-Working Class People 17000

    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 .025  1.79
    Non-Working Class People .014

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .099  0.99
    Non-Working Class People .1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 17000  0.57
    Homeowners 30000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 100  0.91
    Homeowners 110

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .017  0.42
    Homeowners .04

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .11  0.55
    Homeowners .2


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