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Summary Report: ANOKA County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in ANOKA County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 28000  0.97
    Whites 29000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 230  1.10
    Whites 210

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .75  1.25
    Whites .6

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color 1.3  1.30
    Whites 1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 27000  0.93
    High Income Families 29000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 230  1.10
    High Income Families 210

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 1  1.72
    High Income Families .58

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 1.5  1.50
    High Income Families 1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 25000  0.86
    Families Above Poverty 29000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 230  1.10
    Families Above Poverty 210

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .88  1.47
    Families Above Poverty .6

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 1.2  1.20
    Families Above Poverty 1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 24000  0.83
    Kids Above Poverty 29000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 230  1.15
    Kids Above Poverty 200

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .92  2.04
    Kids Above Poverty .45

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 1.3  1.59
    Kids Above Poverty .82


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 28000  0.97
    Highschool Graduates 29000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 230  1.10
    Highschool Graduates 210

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .95  1.51
    Highschool Graduates .63

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 1.6  1.45
    Highschool Graduates 1.1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 29000  0.97
    Non-Working Class People 30000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 210  1.00
    Non-Working Class People 210

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .65  1.20
    Non-Working Class People .54

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People 1.1  1.16
    Non-Working Class People .95


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 28000  0.80
    Homeowners 35000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 210  0.84
    Homeowners 250

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .59  0.49
    Homeowners 1.2

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters 1.1  0.55
    Homeowners 2


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