The Page That Counts: Winter 2012
Percentage of Muslim Americans who say military attacks on civilians are never justified: 78
Catholics: 39 
Percentage of all the waste generated by a typical school that could be recycled or composted: 80 
Amount of oil and gas money designated by the United States for rebuilding Iraq after the 2003 invasion: $9.1 billion
Amount the U.S. Department of Defense was unable to properly account for: $8.7 billion 
Percentage of 16- to 34-year-olds who use a phone as their primary timepiece: 60 
Pounds of carbon dioxide each square meter of public forest in western Washington and Oregon soaks up per year: 1.1
Pounds of carbon dioxide emitted from driving one mile: 1.1
Number of acres of federal and state forest land in Oregon and western Washington: 11.8 million
Number of acres needed to soak up the two states’ carbon emissions from gasoline: 23 million 
Average number of people killed annually in shark attacks from 2001-2010: 4
Number of sharks killed annually by people: 26-73 million 
Percentage of Americans receiving Social Security retirement who say they “have not used a government program”: 44
Percentage receiving unemployment insurance who say they “have not used a government program”: 43 
Number of nuclear power plant sites in the United States: 65 
Number of sites reported to be leaking radioactive tritium: 48 
Percentage of people age 18 or older married, in 1960: 72
In 2008: 52
Average age at first marriage for men in 1960: 22
For men in 2008: 28
For women in 1960: 20
For women in 2008: 25 
Amount the USDA spent in assistance payments to large industrial farms in 2010: $13.7 billion 
Amount the USDA spent to support small and medium farm operations: less than $100 million 
5. Decade Trends in Net Ecosystem and Net Ecosystem Carbon Balance for a Regional Socioecological System; Forest Ecology and Management 2011 Oregon State University. Department Forest Ecology and Management, Oregon State University, 2011.
9. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission records. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, June 2011.
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