Risks in Richmond

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Map courtesy of Rachel Morello-Frosch (University of California, Berkeley), James Sadd (Occidental College), Manuel Pastor and
Justin Scoggins (University of Southern California)

Map rankings are based on cumulative scores of 1) proximity to large industries, railroads, ports, traffic density and other hazards; 2) estimated exposures and health risks from air pollutants from industries and vehicles; and 3) indicators of health and social vulnerability, including poverty, unemployment and racial/ethnic demographics. Details on scoring methodology: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3108119/?tool=pubmed