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Fumes From Oregon Plant Smell Like 'Dead Flesh,' Locals Claim

Stanfield residents have long looked forward to summer as a time when the air is perfumed with the smell of local mint harvests.

But this year the small town has been inundated with a not-so-pleasant scent that has caused many to complain — and some to vomit.

Leland Winebarger has a welding business in Stanfield that is located close to the factory.

“It was just awful,” he said of the smell on Wednesday. “Today I threw up.”

Read more at the East Oregonian.

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