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“Crisis upon crisis”: Industrial pollutants leave San Angelo residents without water as winter storm bears down

In some areas of the West Texas city, the state found concentrations of benzene, a known carcinogen, to be 35 times the safe limit. For other chemicals identified in the water, no concentration is considered safe.

Amber Campos moves a pallet of bottled water from a semi-trailer truck at the loading dock of the H-E-B grocery store at  in San Angelo on Feb. 9, 2021.

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