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SUMNER: Citizens don’t want chemical plant

Re: “Chemical company one step closer” (TNT, 5-5).

According to the article, “The chemicals would be nonexplosive, mainly used in water treatment and cleaning, according to information from the city.”

In the Final Environmental Impact Statement, we finally got both the applicant and the city to admit that in fact when acids and bleach mix, chlorine gas is the result. I find this continued expression of “water treatment” completely inadequate.

Our little town is undeserving of this toxic chemical plant so close to residences, businesses, major transportation routes, the Sounder commuter station and right next to the White River.

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