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Summary Report: TULSA County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in TULSA County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 71000  0.65
    Whites 110000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 250  1.19
    Whites 210

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .017  0.68
    Whites .025

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .47  1.34
    Whites .35


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 95000  0.97
    High Income Families 98000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 230  1.10
    High Income Families 210

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .043  2.15
    High Income Families .02

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .61  2.44
    High Income Families .25


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 95000  0.97
    Families Above Poverty 98000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 240  1.14
    Families Above Poverty 210

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .044  2.00
    Families Above Poverty .022

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .74  2.74
    Families Above Poverty .27


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 85000  0.97
    Kids Above Poverty 88000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 240  1.14
    Kids Above Poverty 210

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .045  2.25
    Kids Above Poverty .02

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .72  3.13
    Kids Above Poverty .23


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 100000  0.91
    Highschool Graduates 110000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 230  1.10
    Highschool Graduates 210

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .046  2.71
    Highschool Graduates .017

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .55  1.57
    Highschool Graduates .35


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 88000  0.73
    Non-Working Class People 120000

    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 .023  2.09
    Non-Working Class People .011

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .33  0.94
    Non-Working Class People .35


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 120000  1.09
    Homeowners 110000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 220  1.00
    Homeowners 220

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .024  1.20
    Homeowners .02

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .25  0.36
    Homeowners .7


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