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Summary Report: CARROLL County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in CARROLL County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 840  1.25
    Whites 670

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 84  1.01
    Whites 83

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .0027  1.12
    Whites .0024

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .0071  1.06
    Whites .0067


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 820  1.28
    High Income Families 640

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 84  1.01
    High Income Families 83

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0023  0.92
    High Income Families .0025

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0074  1.10
    High Income Families .0067


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 920  1.39
    Families Above Poverty 660

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 84  1.01
    Families Above Poverty 83

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0023  0.92
    Families Above Poverty .0025

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0075  1.10
    Families Above Poverty .0068


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 1100  1.69
    Kids Above Poverty 650

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 84  1.01
    Kids Above Poverty 83

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .002  0.83
    Kids Above Poverty .0024

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .0078  1.22
    Kids Above Poverty .0064


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 710  1.01
    Highschool Graduates 700

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 83  0.99
    Highschool Graduates 84

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .0026  1.08
    Highschool Graduates .0024

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .0063  0.89
    Highschool Graduates .0071


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 650  0.90
    Non-Working Class People 720

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 83  0.99
    Non-Working Class People 84

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0025  1.32
    Non-Working Class People .0019

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0065  0.74
    Non-Working Class People .0088


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 720  0.85
    Homeowners 850

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 84  1.01
    Homeowners 83

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0024  1.50
    Homeowners .0016

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0073  0.88
    Homeowners .0083


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