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Coastal Residents Wonder, What Is This White Dust Falling From The Sky?

One day last month, something odd fell from the sky onto a community along West Bay in Galveston. It was a fine, white dust. And now, people are wondering if it has put their health at risk. News 88.7 energy and environment reporter Dave Fehling joins us to discuss his report about concerns over the […]

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“Marathon Dust” on a vehicle in the Omega Bay subdivision in La Marque. (Photo: Cheryl Farrell)

One day last month, something odd fell from the sky onto a community along West Bay in Galveston. It was a fine, white dust. And now, people are wondering if it has put their health at risk.

News 88.7 energy and environment reporter Dave Fehling joins us to discuss his report about concerns over the effects of a refinery dumping “catalytic dust” on homes.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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