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Friday, September 30, 2005

Most comprehensive story to date on New Orleans

Michelle Chen with the New Standard is quickly proving to be the most hard-working reporter in so far as the enviro situation. Read this story in its entirety, but note this quote:

Marjorie Clarke, an environmental scientist with the City University of New York, predicted that many residents will see no choice but to risk their health to clean their homes. Despite the government’s responsibility to protect people during disaster recovery, she said, "telling people to come in and take care of whatever needs to be taken care of themselves… is basically encouraging people to have exposures to toxic materials."

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