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Summary Report: BRAXTON County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in BRAXTON County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 22000  1.10
    Whites 20000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 78  1.00
    Whites 78

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .0093  0.95
    Whites .0098


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 22000  1.10
    High Income Families 20000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 78  1.00
    High Income Families 78

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0095  0.96
    High Income Families .0099


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 22000  1.10
    Families Above Poverty 20000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 78  1.00
    Families Above Poverty 78

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0095  0.97
    Families Above Poverty .0098


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 20000  1.05
    Kids Above Poverty 19000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 78  1.00
    Kids Above Poverty 78

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .0099  0.99
    Kids Above Poverty .01


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 21000  1.05
    Highschool Graduates 20000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 78  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 78

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .0097  0.98
    Highschool Graduates .0099


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 20000  1.05
    Non-Working Class People 19000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 78  1.00
    Non-Working Class People 78

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0099  0.99
    Non-Working Class People .01


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 20000  1.00
    Homeowners 20000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 78  0.99
    Homeowners 79

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0098  1.01
    Homeowners .0097


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