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Resource ID: #13935
Subject: Oil
Source: Houston Press
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The Houston Press investigates the Exxon refinery in Baytown, where cutbacks in personnel and maintenance budget and the increased use of outside contractors has turned the plant into a catastrophe waiting to happen. Major disasters have been narrowly averted several times in the past two years after escaping vapors formed explosive clouds near open flames. (April 18, July 11, 1996)

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