We also have learned that dozens of residents have urine samples testing positive for vinyl chloride and benzene. You can watch resident Shelby Walker, who lives only 900 feet from the disaster, discuss her concerns surrounding her health here. Long-term exposure to high levels of benzene in the air can cause leukemia. But at this point, doctors don’t have protocols for how to get these chemicals out of her system.
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