POLLUTION LOCATOR|Environmental Justice Report Descriptions

Scorecard's environmental justice reports integrate information about different kinds of pollution problems with census data to identify geographic areas or demographic groups that may be disparately affected by pollution. Summary environmental justice report examine the distribution of four environmental burdens: releases of toxic chemicals, cancer risks from hazardous air pollutants, Superfund sites, and facilities emitting criteria air pollutants. Detail pages illustrate the distribution of cancer risks by race and income, and provide geographic comparisons of environmental hazards and demographic characteristics.

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