The chemical company was shut down in the 60s for EPA violations, but there have been people there ever since. There are guards there round the clock and EPA inspectors have been there every day since they closed the place. The clean up of the area still isn’t finished.
That is just a cover story. It’s really an alien hotspot.
That wasn’t a meteor that hit the area a few months back, that was an alien ship. They have been in that area for many years.
They are conducting several experiments there, their current project is resurrecting Jim Varney .
Almost makes me want to run up that way sometime and check it out.