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Gas Scare Attributed To Firm's Educational Cards

Thu, May 9, 2013 11:16am

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A natural gas company in Great Falls, Montana, wanted to educate consumers. So it printed 25,000 scratch-and-sniff cards to show how a gas leak would smell. Then the company tossed some of the cards. As they were crushed in a garbage truck, the gas smell filled the town.

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