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Summary Report: SCHUYLKILL County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in SCHUYLKILL County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 270000  2.70
    Whites 100000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 190  1.06
    Whites 180

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .099  0.90
    Whites .11

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .23  1.15
    Whites .2


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 120000  1.25
    High Income Families 96000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 200  1.11
    High Income Families 180

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .12  1.09
    High Income Families .11

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .22  1.16
    High Income Families .19


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 140000  1.44
    Families Above Poverty 97000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 210  1.17
    Families Above Poverty 180

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .11  1.00
    Families Above Poverty .11

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .21  1.11
    Families Above Poverty .19


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 120000  1.36
    Kids Above Poverty 88000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 220  1.22
    Kids Above Poverty 180

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .11  1.17
    Kids Above Poverty .094

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .23  1.28
    Kids Above Poverty .18


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 110000  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 110000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 190  1.06
    Highschool Graduates 180

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .12  1.09
    Highschool Graduates .11

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .2  1.00
    Highschool Graduates .2


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 92000  0.99
    Non-Working Class People 93000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 180  1.00
    Non-Working Class People 180

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .1  0.91
    Non-Working Class People .11

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .19  0.86
    Non-Working Class People .22


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 110000  1.22
    Homeowners 90000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 180  0.82
    Homeowners 220

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .11  0.79
    Homeowners .14

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .19  0.58
    Homeowners .33


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