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Citizen groups send notice of intent to sue ExxonMobil’s Chalmette Refining (media advisory)

What:  On Thursday a notice of intent to sue will be sent from the St. Bernard Citizens for Environmental Quality and the Louisiana Bucket Brigade to Exxon Mobil’s Chalmette Refining, L.L.C.


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Community air quality report to be released: Details serious exposure to toxic chemicals

[Chalmette, LA] A new report on the air quality in St. Bernard Parish reveals numerous violations of state and federal air standards near the troubled ExxonMobil Chalmette Refining.


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Community releases air quality report: 41 violations of state and federal health standards

[Chalmette, LA] A new report on the air quality in St. Bernard Parish reveals 41 violations of state and federal air standards near the troubled ExxonMobil Chalmette Refining.


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Assurances of safety after Chevron leak called into question: Ongoing conflict of interest seen in official reports

(New Orleans) After a leak at a Chevron plant that sent 40 people in Chalmette to the hospital, the Louisiana Bucket Brigade is calling on St. Bernard Parish and plant officials to reform the way they investigate and report matters of chemical exposure.


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Oil refineries pose unacceptable security risk to over 1 million people in Louisiana: ExxonMobil’s Chalmette Refining stores dangerous chemical

[Chalmette, LA] – Oil refineries’ use of hydrofluoric acid – a dangerous chemical for which there are safe alternatives - needlessly puts 1,081,649 people in Louisiana at risk of injury or death in the event of an accident or deliberate attack, according to a new report released today by the U.S.


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Chalmette community bombarded by ExxonMobil chemical releases: Citizens alarmed at health implications; call for EPA intervention

(Chalmette, La.) Concerned citizen groups today released the results of a report highlighting ExxonMobil’s own records that show an alarmingly high rate of “unplanned events,” or accidents, at the facility. “We are concerned for our health,” said Ken Ford, President of St.


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Community to report on research in ExxonMobil's records: Health concerns spur citizen action

What: Community members who live next to ExxonMobil’s Chalmette Refining will release the results of research into the refinery’s emissions reports.


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Chalmette Fire Chief flouts public access laws: Blockades access to ExxonMobil records

(August 13, 2003 Chalmette / New Orleans) In an alarming deviation from precedent and the law, St. Bernard Fire Chief Thomas Stone refused a request for public records regarding operations at ExxonMobil's Chalmette Refining.


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