It's hard enough worrying about your school-age child getting a good lunch; now you have to worry about how close his or her school is to a plant that handles dangerous chemicals.
Reportedly, just under 100 schools in the area are within a mile of one of these facilities. In the map above, the orange dots are chemical facilities that report to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Risk Management Program. The blue flags are the schools our kids go to.
Nationwide, 4.6 million children are within a mile of one of these facilities, which works out to around one in ten kids at risk from a chemical spill or plant explosion, according to the analysis by the Center for Effective Government.