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Summary Report: GALLIA County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in GALLIA County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 4600000  1.15
    Whites 4000000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 120  1.00
    Whites 120

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .002  1.11
    Whites .0018

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .16  1.33
    Whites .12


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 3600000  0.84
    High Income Families 4300000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 120  1.00
    High Income Families 120

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0018  0.90
    High Income Families .002

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .12  1.00
    High Income Families .12


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 3600000  0.86
    Families Above Poverty 4200000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 120  1.00
    Families Above Poverty 120

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0018  0.95
    Families Above Poverty .0019

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .11  0.92
    Families Above Poverty .12


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 3500000  0.85
    Kids Above Poverty 4100000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 120  1.00
    Kids Above Poverty 120

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .0015  0.71
    Kids Above Poverty .0021

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .13  1.18
    Kids Above Poverty .11


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 3500000  0.78
    Highschool Graduates 4500000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 120  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 120

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .0018  0.95
    Highschool Graduates .0019

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .11  0.79
    Highschool Graduates .14


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 4300000  0.83
    Non-Working Class People 5200000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 120  1.00
    Non-Working Class People 120

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .002  1.43
    Non-Working Class People .0014

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .13  0.87
    Non-Working Class People .15


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 4800000  1.00
    Homeowners 4800000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 120  0.92
    Homeowners 130

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0017  1.55
    Homeowners .0011

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .15  0.65
    Homeowners .23


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