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Did Oil Refinery, Chemical Plant Push Harvey Waters Into Communities?

The Army Corps of Engineers is investigating claims by residents of Sweeney, Texas, that floodwaters were knowingly forced into their neighborhoods.

Hurricane Harvey dumped a record amount of rain on Texas, but about 150 flooded-out families say their troubles were man-made. The Army Corps of Engineers is investigating claims by residents of Sweeney, Texas, that floodwaters were knowingly forced into their neighborhoods when a local oil refinery and a chemical plant dammed up two bayous. Mark Strassmann reports.

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