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Summary Report: TOOELE County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in TOOELE County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 24000000  1.41
    Whites 17000000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 94  0.94
    Whites 100

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .15  0.75
    Whites .2

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .0014  0.64
    Whites .0022


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 17000000  1.00
    High Income Families 17000000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 96  0.96
    High Income Families 100

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .16  0.76
    High Income Families .21

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0016  0.80
    High Income Families .002


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 16000000  0.94
    Families Above Poverty 17000000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 96  0.96
    Families Above Poverty 100

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .16  0.80
    Families Above Poverty .2

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0012  0.60
    Families Above Poverty .002


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 15000000  0.79
    Kids Above Poverty 19000000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 98  1.00
    Kids Above Poverty 98

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .17  0.94
    Kids Above Poverty .18

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .00089  0.39
    Kids Above Poverty .0023


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 17000000  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 17000000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 100  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 100

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .19  0.90
    Highschool Graduates .21

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .0015  0.68
    Highschool Graduates .0022


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 19000000  1.06
    Non-Working Class People 18000000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 97  0.98
    Non-Working Class People 99

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .19  1.00
    Non-Working Class People .19

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0022  1.00
    Non-Working Class People .0022


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 12000000  0.52
    Homeowners 23000000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 110  1.17
    Homeowners 94

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .22  1.38
    Homeowners .16

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0019  1.46
    Homeowners .0013


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