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Chalmette’s ExxonMobil Guilty of Further Violations of Clean Air Act

(New Orleans, August 13, 2007) Federal Judge Sarah Vance ruled on Friday that ExxonMobil's Chalmette Refining is guilty of two additional violations of the Clean Air Act and puts the responsibility for preventing further violations in the hands of the federal government.


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Residents Question Troubled Murphy's Request to Expand

(St. Bernard Parish) Less than two years after spilling a million gallons of oil into nearby neighborhoods, Murphy Oil has applied to the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for a permit to expand its operations.


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St. Bernard Parish Council Passes Resolution for Enforcement of Environmental Laws

(St. Bernard Parish) In a first of its kind resolution from St.


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Exxon Misses Deadline, Parish Asked for Resolution

(St. Bernard) The St. Bernard Parish Council will be asked today to pass a resolution supporting citizens' enforcement of the Clean Air Act as well as the proposed Four Point Plan of solutions. "I'm tired of breathing this bad air," said Ken Ford, President of the St.


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Citizens Present Evidence to Federal Judge Against Exxon for Clean Air Violations Since State "Solved" Problems Exxon Seeks to Dismiss Case by Citizens After Violating Deadlines

What: Press Conference on Federal Lawsuit Against Exxon refinery Chalmette

When: 10 AM - Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Where: In Front of St. Bernard Parish Council Meeting - 8201 W. Judge Perez Dr, Chalmette, LA


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Play Premiere; A live depiction of the tragic events following Hurricane Katrina and the Murphy Oil Spill

Who: The Tulane Law School Students and The Louisiana Bucket Brigade have collaborated to bring to life the plight of the citizens of Chalmette following the unrivaled devastation caused by the Murphy Oil Spill following Hurricane Katrina.


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