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Katie Moore

8:48am

Wed August 6, 2014
Politics

Louisianans turn out for Texas hearing on oil refinery emissions

Credit Peter Moskowitz

More than 120 people traveled to suburban Houston Tuesday to attend the final public hearing on new EPA rules that govern the amount of cancer-causing chemicals refineries are allowed to emit.

A busload came from Louisiana where more than 200,000 residents live within two miles of a refinery, according to Katie Moore, research analyst for the activist group Louisiana Bucket Brigade.

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