Julie Dermansky (DeSmog)
Julie Dermansky is a multimedia reporter and artist based in New Orleans. She is an affiliate scholar at Rutgers University’s Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights. Visit her website at www.jsdart.com.
No alarm sounded when the fire broke out, and in the days following, neither Marathon nor state and federal agencies answered questions from residents and reporters about which chemicals are being tested for.