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Reader writes about gas fumes legislation up for vote

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Rep. Rob Shadoin (R-Ruston) and I have collaborated to draft and submit House Bill 352, which will require gasoline pump handles to have recovery systems, which trap gasoline fumes.

These recovery systems are being used in other states and in some gasoline stations in Baton Rouge.

The recovery system prevents harmful vapors, which contain benzene; from being expelled into the air we breathe and reduces human exposure to the toxic chemical and risk of cancer.

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