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Summary Report: GREENE County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in GREENE County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 6400  1.83
    Whites 3500

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 200  0.91
    Whites 220

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .14  0.67
    Whites .21

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color 1  0.91
    Whites 1.1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 4200  1.17
    High Income Families 3600

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 240  1.09
    High Income Families 220

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .34  1.79
    High Income Families .19

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 1.6  1.60
    High Income Families 1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 4600  1.28
    Families Above Poverty 3600

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 240  1.09
    Families Above Poverty 220

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .35  1.84
    Families Above Poverty .19

    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 5000  1.35
    Kids Above Poverty 3700

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 240  1.09
    Kids Above Poverty 220

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .38  2.00
    Kids Above Poverty .19

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 1.6  1.45
    Kids Above Poverty 1.1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 4100  1.14
    Highschool Graduates 3600

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 230  1.05
    Highschool Graduates 220

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .28  1.56
    Highschool Graduates .18

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 1.3  1.30
    Highschool Graduates 1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 3900  1.22
    Non-Working Class People 3200

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 220  1.05
    Non-Working Class People 210

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .21  1.31
    Non-Working Class People .16

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People 1.2  1.32
    Non-Working Class People .91


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 3900  1.11
    Homeowners 3500

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 220  0.92
    Homeowners 240

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .17  0.46
    Homeowners .37

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters 1  0.62
    Homeowners 1.6


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