Number of Gulf Coast landfills that the Environmental Protection Agency has approved for taking waste from BP's oil spill: 9

Number of those that are located in communities where a majority of residents are people of color: 5

Tons of BP's waste disposed of at the Springhill Regional Landfill in Campbelltown, Fla. as of July 15: 14,228

Percent of residents living within a one-mile radius of that facility who are people of color: 76

Tons of BP's oil waste sent to the Chastang Landfill in Mount Vernon, Ala.: 6,008

Percent of residents in a one-mile radius who are people of color: 56.2

Tons of BP's waste sent to the Tide Water Landfill in Venice, La.: 2,204

Percent of residents in a one-mile radius who are people of color: 93.6

Tons of BP's waste sent to the River Birch Landfill in Avondale, La.: 1,406

Percent of residents in a one-mile radius who are people of color: 53.2

Tons of BP's waste sent to the Jefferson Parish Sanitary Landfill in Avondale, La.: 225

Percent of residents in a one-mile radius who are people of color: 51.7

Total amount of BP's' waste sent to Gulf landfills as of July 15: 39,448 tons

Percent of the waste that went to communities where the majority of residents are people of color: 61

Percent of the total population of the coastal counties of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi comprised of people of color: 26

(All figures are from "BP's Waste Management Plan Raises Environmental Justice Concerns" by Robert D. Bullard, director of the Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark Atlanta University and editor with Beverly Wright of Race, Place, and Environmental Justice After Hurricane Katrina. Bullard's analysis originally appeared in the online newsletter Dissident Voice.)

(Image of truck dumping BP's oil spill waste at Gulf Coast landfill from WLOX News.)