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KTVT 2011-10-03 21:35:00 UTC
KTVT 2011-10-03 21:35:00 UTC
KTVT 2011-10-03 21:35:00 UTC
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CBS 11 News at 4PM
KTVT (CBS)Dallas, TX DMA: 5
Oct 03 2011 4:35PM CDT
Programming Type: News
> thanks. so that note, a lot of concern over the air quality this afternoon. that's a good updthate from the t epa. what to expect as pefar as the smoke? does it effeitct people? so, first of a ll, llthanks for coming over. you're in the middle of your work day. what's the level of ofconcern from your vantage point. the epa not finding a lot.fi g positive for you. >> yeah, i think the concern is the black smoke looks to me like a bunch of unburned hydrocarbons, nsvery fine matter in so if it gets enhailed it will go deeply into your lungs and they're known to contain things in that can carcinogenic. >> in a chemical plant, when a chemical ignit es like what we saw today, what happeneds to enchemicals? do they just go in the air as a gas? >> it's both. the gas phase would be well bel dissipated and looking at the plume of smoke, it's the other matter that's of the great of concern because this particular matter is so small. a hundredth of the width of a human hair is isthe size. thze it can go maybe into your yoblood streams. >> i understand you saw this ton television earlier today. your first thoughts. >> wow. there's a lot of black smoke here, , i know thknere's a lot of oil products at the plant, so i'm m presuming that that is what was creating the black smoke. >> the reason. >> yeah. >> thank you for coming over. we appreciate it today. >> you're welcome. >>
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