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Summary Report: FRANKLIN County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in FRANKLIN County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 25000  1.32
    Whites 19000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 160  1.14
    Whites 140

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .024  4.29
    Whites .0056

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .024  4.29
    Whites .0056


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 20000  0.91
    High Income Families 22000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 160  1.14
    High Income Families 140

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .017  1.93
    High Income Families .0088

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .017  1.93
    High Income Families .0088


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 22000  1.05
    Families Above Poverty 21000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 170  1.21
    Families Above Poverty 140

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .021  2.47
    Families Above Poverty .0085

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .021  2.47
    Families Above Poverty .0085


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 23000  1.00
    Kids Above Poverty 23000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 160  1.23
    Kids Above Poverty 130

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .022  2.22
    Kids Above Poverty .0099

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .022  2.22
    Kids Above Poverty .0099


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 23000  1.15
    Highschool Graduates 20000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 160  1.14
    Highschool Graduates 140

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .019  2.68
    Highschool Graduates .0071

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .019  2.68
    Highschool Graduates .0071


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 22000  1.29
    Non-Working Class People 17000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 140  1.00
    Non-Working Class People 140

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .012  2.40
    Non-Working Class People .005

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .012  2.40
    Non-Working Class People .005


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 14000  0.82
    Homeowners 17000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 150  0.88
    Homeowners 170

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0075  0.54
    Homeowners .014

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0075  0.54
    Homeowners .014


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