Sasol accused of turning US community into ghost town

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Past and current residents of Mossville, Louisiana, blame Sasol for turning their community into a ghost town.

A documentary by Vice.com claims the community - founded in 1790 by formerly enslaved people - is far worse off since Sasol offered buyouts to residents who lived nearby its industrial facilities.

Since the 1940s, petrochemicals companies have been encroaching on Mossville. Residents have left to avoid exposure to toxic pollution and other health problems, as documented in Mossville: When great trees fall. Sasol is one of the industrial facilities near the town.

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