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Old 06-04-2008, 01:58 PM
 
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Tacoma, WA. With all the paper mill activity, the expression "Aroma of Tacoma" has managed to stick.
A few pics of toxic, stinky Tacoma........BTW, wouldn't "We put the TACO in Tacoma" be a great motto for a mexican restaurant in Tacoma?




Ummmm, what a lovely smell the Tacoma tide flats emit!.....

http://www.washington.edu/uwired/outreach/cspn/Website/Graphics/Tacoma%20Smelter.jpg (broken link)

And the lovely Tacoma smelters belch out sweet plumes of heavy metal particles for your enjoyment as well!
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Old 06-04-2008, 02:01 PM
 
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International Falls, MN also really stinks from the huge paper mill there.
http://www.gibsonbooks.com/shop_image/product/44705.jpg (broken link)

Sure looks stinky to me!
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Old 06-04-2008, 02:05 PM
 
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These two folks from Bogalusa are comparing pot-bellies...a common pasttime in those parts...evidentally...


Bogalusa high school gun club...not kidding...are they protecting themselves from the smell?



Evidentally poor Bogalusa stunk way back when......wonder what the cancer rate was with refineries belching right in the neighborhood?
Prob just as high as the south chicago area I grew up in, with mills
belching smoke right down the street......
http://www.triplepundit.com/GD3153294@Benxi-steel-mills-blo-3862.jpg (broken link)

Try growing up with THIS in your backyard......and you wonder why chicagoans are so crabby..don't forget they have to deal with arctic winters as well.....poor people......keeps the chemo ward bustling anyway!
Bogalusa has the paper mill. My grandfather used to work for it before his death(and cancer, strangely enough, wasn't the cause of his death).
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Old 06-04-2008, 02:16 PM
 
Location: NJ
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jesup georgia

and FTR - fresh kills (the dump in staten island) is no longer opened.
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Old 06-04-2008, 02:16 PM
 
Location: 38° 38' 45" N, -90° 20' 08" W
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It looks like Guymon is giving the finger in this map...

http://www.kviionline.com/weather/images/sky_cam/sky_cam_current.jpg (broken link)

You're right, it does look like Guymon smells something awful...
I think that picture is Amarillo Texas.

To me the reason Guymon was so offensive was the combination of feed lots and oil derricks.

For those who travel regularly between Las Cruces NM and El Paso TX, one can relate to Vado New Mexico being another strong contender.
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Old 06-04-2008, 02:18 PM
 
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jesup georgia

and FTR - fresh kills (the dump in staten island) is no longer opened.

Jessup looks pretty clean to me, at least in this pic....

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Old 06-04-2008, 02:21 PM
 
Location: NJ
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Jessup looks pretty clean to me, at least in this pic....

paper mill - it'll do it every time. woke me up from a dead sleep.
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Old 06-04-2008, 02:36 PM
 
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i would imagine the larger, more crowded, dirtier cities like LA, SF, NY, Philly, NO, Chicago (although i hear its pretty clean) Miami proper…don't quite smell like Fabreze

a few of my experiences (besides standard subway urine stench)...

NYC - our apt buliding was next to a McDonalds and ,during the summers when they left the garbage out, watch out!! its like a Mike Tyson knockout

Philly - doesn't usually smell like roses anyway, but in the summer, the horse carriages drop deuces on the narrow streets of Society Hill ..and...oh boy. i don't know how the people can stand it living there…I guess they're at the shore..
I nearly puked once when a garbage truck stopped next to me to pick up some piles of trash on the sidewalk in Manhattan. I have never smelled something so strong and pungent in my life. I can't even describe how bad it smelled.
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Old 06-04-2008, 02:42 PM
 
Location: moving again
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Texarkana,AR + TX....puke
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Old 06-04-2008, 02:44 PM
 
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Weston, Florida due to my bathroom being there. But our **** isn't supposed to stink here...
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