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How Murphy Oil, USA and the Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health have downplayed health risks from Murphy’s million gallon oil spill in St. Bernard Parish.

In the days following Hurricane Katrina, over one million gallons of crude oil were spilled from Murphy Oil, USA in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. It is believed that the refinery failed to follow its own disaster prevention guidelines, steps that would likely have prevented this catastrophe.

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