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Murray Hill residents hopeful sensors will identify source of foul odor

More than a year and a half after complaints began increasing markedly about what some Murray Hill residents describe as a “sickly sweet” odor and others describe as a chemical, “paint-stripping” smell, the City of Jacksonville has installed sensors throughout the neighborhood that it hopes will pinpoint the origin of the smells and who or […]

Murray Hill residents pursue next steps to ending ‘noxious odors’

The federal judge’s dismissal in July of a lawsuit by Murray Hill homeowners Jenny Wright, Natalie Soud, and James Cobb accusing a Westside Jacksonville chemical plant of creating ‘noxious odors’ that endanger their health, keep them from enjoying their neighborhood and negatively affecting their property values might have seemed like a death-knell for the case. […]

Residents file lawsuit against a local factory to combat noxious smell

For the past three years Murray Hill residents have sporadically complained about noxious odors akin to the scent of turpentine wafting through their community late at night, early in the morning, and on weekends. And in the past three months, the problem has spread beyond Murray Hill’s borders and has become decidedly worse. “We could […]