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Summary Report: LIMESTONE County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in LIMESTONE County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 86  1.12
    Whites 77

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .000085  0.13
    Whites .00067


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 83  1.06
    High Income Families 78

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .00063  1.02
    High Income Families .00062


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 82  1.04
    Families Above Poverty 79

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .00056  0.89
    Families Above Poverty .00063


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 83  1.08
    Kids Above Poverty 77

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .00034  0.54
    Kids Above Poverty .00063


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 81  1.04
    Highschool Graduates 78

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .00042  0.68
    Highschool Graduates .00062


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 79  1.04
    Non-Working Class People 76

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .00055  0.85
    Non-Working Class People .00065


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 83  1.00
    Homeowners 83

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .00035  1.06
    Homeowners .00033


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