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Concerned citizens pack Rapides Jury meeting for answers on Dresser contamination

Concerned citizens packed Monday's Rapides Parish Police Jury meeting after TCE contamination was discovered in neighborhoods surrounding the old Dresser, LLC plant outside of Pineville.  The police jury hosted contractors for Dresser, LLC plant to explain to residents why testing for contamination is taking place.  Weeks ago, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality said they are testing contamination from the Dresser, LLC facility that may impact local residents. LDEQ said the area specifically impacted extends from the industrial property to the east shoulder of Service Road East (Austin Dr.) in the vicinity of the residential development east of Hwy. 167, including the Aurora Park Subdivision area. They are areas outside of Pineville City limits.  Read more.....



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