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Resource ID: #16950
Subject: Health
Source: Texas Observer (Austin, Texas)
Date: Sept. 22


The Texas Observer investigates claims that gas odors from the Huntsman Polymers' plastics plant is affecting the health of citizens living in nearby Odessa, Texas. The Observer reveals that the Huntsman plant has had a number of "flares" -- or brief periods of unexpected and unavoidable plant emissions that are not regulated -- in recent years that could be making residents sick. Many residents of Odessa have breathing problems.

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