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Summary Report: VAN BUREN County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in VAN BUREN County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 9000  0.60
    Whites 15000

    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 .0041  0.85
    Whites .0048

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .26  2.00
    Whites .13


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 10000  0.67
    High Income Families 15000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 99  0.99
    High Income Families 100

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0064  1.49
    High Income Families .0043

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .16  1.14
    High Income Families .14


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 8700  0.58
    Families Above Poverty 15000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 100  1.01
    Families Above Poverty 99

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0061  1.33
    Families Above Poverty .0046

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .18  1.29
    Families Above Poverty .14


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 9000  0.56
    Kids Above Poverty 16000

    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 .006  1.25
    Kids Above Poverty .0048

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .19  1.36
    Kids Above Poverty .14


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 11000  0.73
    Highschool Graduates 15000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 99  0.99
    Highschool Graduates 100

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .0062  1.63
    Highschool Graduates .0038

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .15  1.00
    Highschool Graduates .15


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 15000  0.94
    Non-Working Class People 16000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 98  0.98
    Non-Working Class People 100

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0049  1.53
    Non-Working Class People .0032

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .12  0.71
    Non-Working Class People .17


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 14000  1.40
    Homeowners 10000

    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 .0046  0.81
    Homeowners .0057

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .18  0.69
    Homeowners .26


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