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Resource ID: #19668
Subject: Oil
Source: KVBC-TV (Las Vegas)
Date: May 25



KVBC-TV reports that static fires at gas pump are becoming a national problem. According to the contest questionnaire: "Major oil companies and automakers had knowledge about these fires they did not share with the public." The story, which started as a follow-up about a fire that burned a small girl, was based on lawsuits, Exxon-Mobil internal memos and reports from the Petroleum Equipment Institute.

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