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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Rich Lord, a participant in the 2019 National Fellowship. Other stories in this series include: 10 ways to protect your family from radon Lethal and lawless The radioactive killer  
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How Utah’s hands-off approach to radon is putting people at risk.
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Florencio Flores said he worries that the oil company doesn’t prioritize the community’s health because its equipment looks old and his complaints never seem to be taken seriously.
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“To find out after the fact that this could have been avoided — you put my kid through a little nightmare here and you affected his health,” said one mother whose 13-year-old son fell ill after jet skiing in the lake.

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