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Groups Call on Governor to Mandate Air Monitoring at ExxonMobil’s Troubled Chalmette Refinery

(Chalmette) In a move designed to provide relief for the long suffering neighbors of Chalmette’s troubled Exxon Mobil Refinery, residents and their allies are today asking Governor Blanco to direct the refinery to install real time, 24 hour monitors next to their facility and in the Chalmette Vis


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ExxonMobil's Chalmette Refining loses battle to delay justice: Citizens triumph in latest round of Clean Air Act lawsuit

(New Orleans) The troubled Exxon Mobil refinery in Chalmette was dealt another blow today when Judge Sarah Vance ruled to deny the corporation’s motion for a stay in the citizens’ Clean Air Act law suit. “We are just very, very satisfied,” said Kenneth Ford, President of the St.


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Troubled Exxon Mobil Refinery in Chalmette Accused of Pollution Cover Up

For Immediate Release: October 25th, 2004
Contact: Johnny Lewis, St. Bernard Citizens for Environmental Quality (504) 452 – 3600
Ken Ford, St. Bernard Citizens for Environmental Quality (504) 271 - 4410
Anne Rolfes, Director, LA Bucket Brigade (504) 914 – 3164


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St. Bernard Parish refineries engage in pollution cover up: New analysis of air monitoring shows carcinogens and developmental toxins go unmonitored

(Chalmette, October 25) Chalmette’s Exxon Mobil Refinery – currently under the cloud of a federal Clean Air Act law suit – came under fire again today, this time in a review of its air monitoring program in St. Bernard Parish.


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National Bucket Brigade Conference Kicks Off in New Orleans

Where: Garden District Hotel, 2203 St. Charles Avenue

When: 7:30 PM, Friday, October 8, 2004


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Step taken after Registry official refuses meeting with St. Bernard residents, fails to answer questions

(New Orleans, La) The controversy surrounding the Louisiana Tumor Registry and Dr. Catherine Correa’s defense of polluting industries intensified today, with determined St. Bernard residents and their allies in front of the Tumor Registry office in New Orleans.


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St. Bernard residents to mobilize in front of Louisiana Tumor Registry

WHAT:  The controversy surrounding the Louisiana Tumor Registry and Dr. Catherine Correa’s defense of polluting industries is intensifying, with determined St. Bernard residents to mobilize in front of the Tumor Registry office in New Orleans on Monday.


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Margie Richard Honored in New Orleans: First African American to Win Goldman Environmental Prize First Louisiana Appearance Since Award Will Highlight Marathon Refinery's Unjust Relocation Program

For Immediate Release: April 28th, 2004
Contact: Denny Larson, Refinery Reform Campaign, (415) 845 – 4705
Anne Rolfes, Director, LA Bucket Brigade (504) 914 – 3164

Media Availability: 4/29/2004, 3 PM – 4:30 PM, La Bucket Brigade Office, 1036 Napoleon Avenue, New Orleans, La


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