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Summary Report: FRANKLIN County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in FRANKLIN County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 1000  344.83
    Whites 2.9

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 89  1.09
    Whites 82

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .021  21.00
    Whites .001

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .019  2.32
    Whites .0082


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 150  1.63
    High Income Families 92

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 82  1.01
    High Income Families 81

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0042  1.50
    High Income Families .0028

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0088  1.24
    High Income Families .0071


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 190  2.04
    Families Above Poverty 93

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 82  1.00
    Families Above Poverty 82

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0052  1.86
    Families Above Poverty .0028

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0092  1.26
    Families Above Poverty .0073


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 180  1.50
    Kids Above Poverty 120

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 82  1.00
    Kids Above Poverty 82

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .005  1.47
    Kids Above Poverty .0034

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .0093  1.33
    Kids Above Poverty .007


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 130  1.60
    Highschool Graduates 81

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 84  1.01
    Highschool Graduates 83

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .0034  1.36
    Highschool Graduates .0025

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .012  1.30
    Highschool Graduates .0092


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 86  1.15
    Non-Working Class People 75

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 81  0.98
    Non-Working Class People 83

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0027  1.23
    Non-Working Class People .0022

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0069  0.83
    Non-Working Class People .0083


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 130  3.51
    Homeowners 37

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 82  0.96
    Homeowners 85

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0035  2.50
    Homeowners .0014

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0076  0.69
    Homeowners .011


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