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Summary Report: LAFAYETTE County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in LAFAYETTE County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 72  1.00
    Whites 72

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .0081  1.09
    Whites .0074


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 72  1.00
    High Income Families 72

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .008  1.10
    High Income Families .0073


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 72  1.00
    Families Above Poverty 72

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0077  1.04
    Families Above Poverty .0074


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 72  1.00
    Kids Above Poverty 72

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .0076  1.06
    Kids Above Poverty .0072


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 72  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 72

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .0081  1.09
    Highschool Graduates .0074


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 72  1.00
    Non-Working Class People 72

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0075  1.01
    Non-Working Class People .0074


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 73  1.01
    Homeowners 72

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0075  0.96
    Homeowners .0078


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