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Investigations of chemical incidents hampered by board’s staff shortages, report says

Staffing shortages and infighting among a dwindling number of decision-makers are hampering investigations of chemical fires, explosions and other petrochemical industry accidents in Louisiana and across the country, according to
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Black communities in Louisiana far more exposed to industrial pollution, study says

Louisiana communities containing industrial plants and high percentages of Black residents experienced 7 to 21 times more toxic air emissions than similar locations with higher percentages of White residents, according