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Author: Donovan Webster and Michael Scherer, Mother Jones
In a Texas oil town, the assault on the nation's clean-air laws has hit close to home. [refers to Motiva (owned by Shell & Saudi Refining Inc.), BASF, Premcor, Atofina Petrochemicals (owned by TotalFinaElf)]
The U.S. Justice Department said this week it had filed suit against a joint venture of Shell Oil Co. and Saudi Refining Inc., accusing the company of "gross negligence" that led to a deadly tank explosion last year...which killed one person and...