Word that four state and federal government agencies decided on their own last year that an open tray burn would be the best way to get rid of a stockpile of millions of pounds of increasingly unstable M6 propellant at Camp Minden didn't immediately trigger alarms.
But when the realization hit and folks like property owner Dolores Blalock began dissecting the components of the M6 pellets and realized the potential amount of cancer-causing toxins that would be released into the atmosphere through an extended open burn of more than 15 million pounds of M6, citizens throughout Northwest Louisiana rose united in opposition to the decision.
It's day four on the picket line for members of the United Steelworkers Union. And today, local workers at Motiva Oil Refinery in Norco got a show of support from environmental groups. Anchor Sula Kim explains why the environmental groups are standing in solidarity with the workers. Braving the rain and cold termperatures, Anne Rolfes joined the picket line.
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