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Summary Report: FRANKLIN County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in FRANKLIN County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 3200  0.60
    Whites 5300

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 230  1.35
    Whites 170

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .0025  0.48
    Whites .0052

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .45  1.55
    Whites .29


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 4100  0.75
    High Income Families 5500

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 180  1.06
    High Income Families 170

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0035  0.64
    High Income Families .0055

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .38  1.36
    High Income Families .28


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 3100  0.56
    Families Above Poverty 5500

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 180  1.06
    Families Above Poverty 170

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0037  0.69
    Families Above Poverty .0054

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .29  1.00
    Families Above Poverty .29


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 2700  0.47
    Kids Above Poverty 5700

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 190  1.19
    Kids Above Poverty 160

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .0039  0.76
    Kids Above Poverty .0051

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .32  1.14
    Kids Above Poverty .28


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 4700  0.89
    Highschool Graduates 5300

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 170  0.94
    Highschool Graduates 180

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .005  0.93
    Highschool Graduates .0054

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .29  0.94
    Highschool Graduates .31


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 5500  1.10
    Non-Working Class People 5000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 170  0.94
    Non-Working Class People 180

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0047  0.78
    Non-Working Class People .006

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .27  0.87
    Non-Working Class People .31


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 5300  1.36
    Homeowners 3900

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 170  0.74
    Homeowners 230

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0053  1.47
    Homeowners .0036

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .29  0.48
    Homeowners .6


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