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OIL AND GAS

Toxic refinery leaks imperiled Philadelphia residents

PHILADELPHIA — Last June's explosion at the East Coast's biggest oil refinery provided a stark illustration of the hazards to nearby Philadelphia neighborhoods. But even in its wake, officials gave no notice to residents that the refinery had registered some of the highest levels of cancer-causing benzene emissions in the country.

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3:33 AM

OIL AND GAS

Toxic refinery leaks imperiled Philadelphia residents

PHILADELPHIA — Last June's explosion at the East Coast's biggest oil refinery provided a stark illustration of the hazards to nearby Philadelphia neighborhoods. But even in its wake, officials gave no notice to residents that the refinery had registered some of the highest levels of cancer-causing benzene emissions in the country.