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Ozone Action Days are more about reducing industrial emissions than delaying your yard work

Unhealthy ozone levels most prevalent in industry-heavy areas 

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Chemical emergencies at Texas City refineries show how dangerous accidents can be to surrounding communities

Louisiana facilities just as vulnerable and prone to similar accidents 

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Power outages at three Texas City refineries and one chemical plant Monday night and early this morning  prompted shelter-in-place warnings for nearby residents and shut down local schools today.

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Oil industry has not proven adequacy of safety measures to allow for new permits

Federal response center continues to document thousands of accidents annually

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Confusion over 'unknown sheen' casts doubt on recent deepwater permits

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The National Response Center, the federal point of contact for reporting oil and chemical spills in the U.S., has received at least 25 reports since March 18 regarding the “unknown sheen” off the Louisiana coast.

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Results of oil spill impact surveys from four coastal parishes released today

March 3, 2011                                                                                   

For immediate release

Contact: Anne Rolfes, Founding Director, LA Bucket Brigade, (504) 452-4909


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State assertions of seafood safety lack specifics on the testing procedures

Officials need to release full findings and methodology of samples, not blanket statements

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Calumet neighbors voice concerns on recent LDEQ and refinery decision

What: Press conference with members of Residents for Air Neutralization and the Louisiana Bucket Brigade to discuss an agreement reached in December between the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and Calumet Specialty Products (owner of the Calumet refinery in Shreveport as well as the


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