Pollution

Arkema Plant Under Criminal Investigation By Harris County DA’s Office

"The Arkema chemical plant — already facing multiple lawsuits over explosions of a volatile chemical in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey — is under criminal investigation by the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, officials confirmed Friday."

Source: Houston Chronicle, 10/02/2017

"EPA Finds Dioxin Exposed At Superfund Site After Storm, Orders Tests"

"Cancer-causing dioxins leached from a Superfund site along a Texas river during Hurricane Harvey flooding, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said, triggering calls on Friday for the toxic waste to be permanently moved."

Source: Reuters, 10/02/2017

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