Odor Cops Sniff Out Foul Players

A decade ago Jacksonville, Florida was one malodorous metropolis. Aromas reminiscent of rotten eggs and industrial-strength sour lemons wafter through town. Indeed, nearly three-fourths of the city’s air pollution complaints were odor-related, the chief culprits being pulp mills, a watewater treatment facility, organic chemical plants, incinerators, and food and manure processing plants.