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Summary Report: DEFIANCE County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in DEFIANCE County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 3900000  1.44
    Whites 2700000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 130  1.18
    Whites 110

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color 2  1.82
    Whites 1.1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 2900000  1.07
    High Income Families 2700000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 120  1.09
    High Income Families 110

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 1.3  1.18
    High Income Families 1.1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 3200000  1.23
    Families Above Poverty 2600000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 120  1.09
    Families Above Poverty 110

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 1.5  1.36
    Families Above Poverty 1.1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 3200000  1.28
    Kids Above Poverty 2500000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 120  1.09
    Kids Above Poverty 110

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 1.5  1.50
    Kids Above Poverty 1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 2900000  1.04
    Highschool Graduates 2800000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 110  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 110

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 1.2  1.09
    Highschool Graduates 1.1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 2600000  0.96
    Non-Working Class People 2700000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 110  1.00
    Non-Working Class People 110

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People 1  0.77
    Non-Working Class People 1.3


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 2800000  0.80
    Homeowners 3500000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 110  0.85
    Homeowners 130

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters 1.3  0.72
    Homeowners 1.8


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