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Thousands Evacuated After Chemical Leak and Massive Fire at 'Cancer Alley' Oil Refinery

Such events are an all-too-common and exceptionally dangerous reality for those living within fossil fuel and petrochemical 'sacrifice zones,'" observed one researcher. A mandatory evacuation was ordered for thousands of people living within a two-mile radius of a Marathon Petroleum refinery in Louisiana's so-called "Cancer Alley" after a chemical leak and massive fire broke out at a storage tank there on Friday. https://flip.it/V66t4J

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    • Edwin wangombe

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      This is really devastating and saddening... The effects that such eventualities have on the ecosystems and the people is just unfathomable

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      • Jane Wangui

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        These refineries should ensure that their equipments are safe and their systems upto date. Maintenance in such companies should be paramount.

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        • Annett Michuki..

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          it's barely a month since we had news about fires, this calls for tough rules against such companies

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          • Princess

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            This highlights the necessity for strong safety measures, risk management and proper regulations in industries handling hazardous materials.

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            • Joseph Githinji

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              This is absurd, marathon petroleum must take responsibility and compensate those affected. Moreover they have must sort to transit to clean and renewable energy.

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              • Jengaj John

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                We are tired of these evacuations simply because of ignoring transitioning to clean energy.

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