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Leticia: @airallianceHOU has their own purple air monitors for #ITCDisaster. @HarvardU also has monitors. #ITCfire is why we cannot afford rollbacks. Study by @EnvironmentTex show companies like ITC don't incur problems from air quality violations. EPA & TCEQ not protecting us
.@HighTechAztec @SierraClub: Experiencing symptoms of exposure and high levels of distress.

I care because I live here, too. My mom lives in Deer Park. Friends who are pregnant & vulnerable. Concerned about cumulative impact. Scares me

#ITCDisasterTownHall #ITCfire #UTCDisaster
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Massive petrochemical storage facility on fire east of #Houston

Residents of #DeerPark ordered to shelter-in-place.

But air moves and even gets into homes — carrying with it the dangerous toxins. The health and environmental costs are borne by us, not corporations.
This is spot on. And these petrochemical fires and the other related spills and pipeline leaks etc. rarely make the national news.

“Privatize the profits and socialize the costs.”

What that means is some get rich and others die. Yes. It’s that stark.

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