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  3. 3. Kristen Vincent 2/21/15 Data From U.S. Census Bureau, Natural Earth, and EPA Dynecol, Inc. 1,095,109 Tons Petro-Chem 459,326 Tons U.S. Liquids 203,375 Tons Marathon 93 Tons Dynecol, Inc. 26 Tons U.S. Liquids 3,757 Tons Detroits Role in the Hazardous Waste Trade Caucasian Population (%) 0-10.0 10.1-26.8 26.9-47.3 47.4-70.4 70.5-98.8 No Data Detroit Ontario Quebec Imports Exports Import Export Import and Export N With these hazardous waste processing facilities, there is the question of environmental injustice. It is believed that these facilities are located in declining neighborhoods that are home to minorities. However, looking at Detroit, this is not the case. The facilities are located in communities with varying race. Detroit, Michigan is an importer and expoerter of hazardous waste with multiple companies involved in the hazardous waste trade. Dynecol, Inc. and U.S. Liquids of Detroit are involved in importing solid hazardous waste. In 2007, they combined to import over 3,783 tons of solid waste. These imports came from Ontario and Quebec, Canada. Dynecol, Inc. is the largest exporter in the city, exporting over 1 million tons of solid hazardous waste in 2007. The other three exporting companies are Marathon, Petro-Chem, and U.S. Liquids of Detroit. Combined, they exported over 660,000 tons of waste in the same year. All of these solid materials were exported to Ontario and Quebec, Canada. Dynecol U.S. Liquids Petro-Chem Marathon 2 3 4 2 3 4 1 1
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