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Summary Report: NEW HAMPSHIRE

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in NEW HAMPSHIRE

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 100000  1.28
    Whites 78000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 240  1.26
    Whites 190

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .096  1.68
    Whites .057

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color 4.1  2.28
    Whites 1.8


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 77000  0.94
    High Income Families 82000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 200  1.05
    High Income Families 190

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .052  0.95
    High Income Families .055

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 3.2  2.13
    High Income Families 1.5


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 66000  0.80
    Families Above Poverty 82000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 210  1.11
    Families Above Poverty 190

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .049  0.89
    Families Above Poverty .055

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 3.9  2.44
    Families Above Poverty 1.6


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 65000  0.78
    Kids Above Poverty 83000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 220  1.16
    Kids Above Poverty 190

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .05  0.96
    Kids Above Poverty .052

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 4.5  3.00
    Kids Above Poverty 1.5


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 75000  0.91
    Highschool Graduates 82000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 210  1.11
    Highschool Graduates 190

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .046  0.71
    Highschool Graduates .065

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 3.2  2.00
    Highschool Graduates 1.6


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 75000  0.87
    Non-Working Class People 86000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 190  1.00
    Non-Working Class People 190

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .056  0.80
    Non-Working Class People .07

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People 1.9  1.36
    Non-Working Class People 1.4


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 82000  0.91
    Homeowners 90000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 180  0.75
    Homeowners 240

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .053  0.54
    Homeowners .099

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .9  0.20
    Homeowners 4.6


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