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Summary Report: CARROLL County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in CARROLL County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 1800  2.73
    Whites 660

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 100  1.03
    Whites 97

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .017  2.74
    Whites .0062

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .017  2.74
    Whites .0062


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 620  0.91
    High Income Families 680

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 97  1.00
    High Income Families 97

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0059  0.92
    High Income Families .0064

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0059  0.92
    High Income Families .0064


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 710  1.08
    Families Above Poverty 660

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 97  1.00
    Families Above Poverty 97

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0067  1.06
    Families Above Poverty .0063

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0067  1.06
    Families Above Poverty .0063


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 700  1.03
    Kids Above Poverty 680

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

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .0066  1.02
    Kids Above Poverty .0065

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .0066  1.02
    Kids Above Poverty .0065


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 700  1.08
    Highschool Graduates 650

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 97  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 97

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .0067  1.10
    Highschool Graduates .0061

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .0067  1.10
    Highschool Graduates .0061


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 700  1.27
    Non-Working Class People 550

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 97  0.99
    Non-Working Class People 98

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0066  1.27
    Non-Working Class People .0052

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0066  1.27
    Non-Working Class People .0052


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 650  0.72
    Homeowners 900

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 98  0.98
    Homeowners 100

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0061  0.71
    Homeowners .0086

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0061  0.71
    Homeowners .0086


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