Community taking a stand

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 3:31pm

Velma White says she has been fighting for her community for over 20 years.

White along with community residents are teaming up against a major refinery that's allegedly exposing them to deadly chemicals.

The group met this morning to take action against the Calumet Refinery in Shreveport.

The refinery has come under fire by residents for allegedly spreading harmful chemicals around the area.

The group is requesting that Calumet relocate residents out of the area.

Fox 33 reached out to representatives at the company, but calls were not returned.


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