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Summary Report: EAU CLAIRE County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in EAU CLAIRE County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 63000  1.97
    Whites 32000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 210  1.24
    Whites 170

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .2  1.82
    Whites .11

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color 6.9  2.16
    Whites 3.2


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 38000  1.23
    High Income Families 31000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 160  1.00
    High Income Families 160

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .13  1.00
    High Income Families .13

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 3  1.25
    High Income Families 2.4


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 40000  1.29
    Families Above Poverty 31000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 170  1.06
    Families Above Poverty 160

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .11  0.85
    Families Above Poverty .13

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 3.5  1.46
    Families Above Poverty 2.4


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 42000  1.35
    Kids Above Poverty 31000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 170  1.06
    Kids Above Poverty 160

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .13  0.93
    Kids Above Poverty .14

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 3.5  1.52
    Kids Above Poverty 2.3


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 33000  1.03
    Highschool Graduates 32000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 160  0.94
    Highschool Graduates 170

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .13  1.08
    Highschool Graduates .12

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 2.9  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 2.9


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 36000  1.24
    Non-Working Class People 29000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 170  0.94
    Non-Working Class People 180

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .13  1.30
    Non-Working Class People .1

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People 3.2  1.00
    Non-Working Class People 3.2


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 35000  0.78
    Homeowners 45000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 170  0.85
    Homeowners 200

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .15  1.58
    Homeowners .095

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters 2.7  0.51
    Homeowners 5.3


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