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Summary Report: MONTGOMERY County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in MONTGOMERY County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 29000  0.59
    Whites 49000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 410  1.11
    Whites 370

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .64  1.21
    Whites .53

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color 1.6  1.23
    Whites 1.3


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 57000  1.21
    High Income Families 47000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 380  1.03
    High Income Families 370

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .75  1.44
    High Income Families .52

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 1.9  1.46
    High Income Families 1.3


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 57000  1.21
    Families Above Poverty 47000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 380  1.03
    Families Above Poverty 370

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .91  1.75
    Families Above Poverty .52

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 1.9  1.46
    Families Above Poverty 1.3


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 68000  1.31
    Kids Above Poverty 52000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 380  1.06
    Kids Above Poverty 360

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 1  1.85
    Kids Above Poverty .54

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 2  1.43
    Kids Above Poverty 1.4


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 51000  1.19
    Highschool Graduates 43000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 360  0.95
    Highschool Graduates 380

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .73  1.46
    Highschool Graduates .5

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 1.8  1.38
    Highschool Graduates 1.3


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 52000  1.27
    Non-Working Class People 41000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 360  0.95
    Non-Working Class People 380

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .64  1.42
    Non-Working Class People .45

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People 1.6  1.45
    Non-Working Class People 1.1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 44000  1.02
    Homeowners 43000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 370  0.95
    Homeowners 390

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .51  0.65
    Homeowners .79

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters 1.3  0.68
    Homeowners 1.9


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