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Cancer

A federal judge denied a request by Pontchartrain Works Facility, the nation’s only manufacturer of neoprene, to dismiss as “speculative” a third amended complaint from area residents who say chloroprene emissions pose a risk of cancer more than 800 times the national average.

BATON ROUGE — A federal judge denied a request by Pontchartrain Works Facility, the nation’s only manufacturer of neoprene, to dismiss as “speculative” a third amended complaint from area residents who say chloroprene emissions pose a risk of cancer more than 800 times the national average.

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