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Summary Report: WOOD County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in WOOD County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 460000  0.61
    Whites 760000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 460  1.07
    Whites 430

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .099  1.01
    Whites .098

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color 2.7  1.29
    Whites 2.1


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 660000  0.80
    High Income Families 820000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 430  1.00
    High Income Families 430

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .064  0.58
    High Income Families .11

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 2.6  1.37
    High Income Families 1.9


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 660000  0.81
    Families Above Poverty 810000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 430  1.00
    Families Above Poverty 430

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .043  0.39
    Families Above Poverty .11

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 2.7  1.42
    Families Above Poverty 1.9


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 700000  0.80
    Kids Above Poverty 870000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 440  1.05
    Kids Above Poverty 420

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .032  0.32
    Kids Above Poverty .1

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 2.5  1.39
    Kids Above Poverty 1.8


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 640000  0.83
    Highschool Graduates 770000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 410  0.93
    Highschool Graduates 440

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .068  0.62
    Highschool Graduates .11

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 2.5  1.25
    Highschool Graduates 2


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 810000  1.01
    Non-Working Class People 800000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 430  0.93
    Non-Working Class People 460

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .095  0.73
    Non-Working Class People .13

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People 2  1.00
    Non-Working Class People 2


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 750000  2.14
    Homeowners 350000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 450  0.96
    Homeowners 470

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .12  1.33
    Homeowners .09

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters 2.2  0.67
    Homeowners 3.3


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