Columnist Lois Henry sits down to discuss her update on the toxic plume beneath the ground at Bakersfield's Alon Refinery.

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Way to go Lois, by jumping the gun the refinery was shut down and come to find out Mother Nature took care of the scary hydrocarbons and the company did there part. Ask all the former employees who had good high paying jobs feel about you and your article.


Six millions pounds of hydrocarbons removed from the site in one year. Hopefully the former employees find employers that care a little more about how they treat the environment and groundwater. Or I guess you can hope Mother Nature does the job that the refinery didn't.

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