Sandra Edwards wears a "Creosote Killed Me" shirt, which were made in response to the creosote contamination allegedly caused by the Union Pacific Railyard. Taken on Jan. 27, 2021.

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Fifth Ward residents want more transparency from Houston officials on development in contaminated areas

Posted on · The City of Houston approved a $5 million voluntary relocation program to help residents who've been fighting for years to get the area cleaned up. They live near a Union Pacific Rail Yard that is contaminated with creosote, but residents have been reluctant to move because of confusion about the city’s relocation plan. 

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