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Resource ID: #12186
Subject: Environment
Source: San Francisco Bay Guardian
Date: Aug. 4


The San Francisco Bay Guardian reports that "Two days after the July 26 railcar leak at nearby General Chemical Co. sent a thick billowing cloud of sulfuric acid into the air, residents of North Richmond are flocking to join a class action suit against the company.... locals gather to discuss years of hardship living in the toxic shadows of the sprawling Chevron oil refinery and smaller operations like General Chemical... many North Richmond residents (worry) that the chemicals are destroying people's bodies the same way they destroy their homes..."

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