W.A. Parish Plant

Energy & Environment

Chemical exposure at Houston-area power plant sends six workers to hospital

Posted on · An ongoing cleanup operation in a fire-damaged unit at the W.A. Parish Generating Station in Fort Bend County is suspended pending the completion of an investigation into Thursday's chemical exposure, according to NRG Energy.

HCPL Curiosity Cruiser

Education

Harris County expands mobile library program with addition of fourth ‘Curiosity Cruiser’

Posted on · The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, with financial support from companies and charitable organizations, donated and outfitted the new mobile library, which will provide books for children as well as STEM educational programming.

Port Arthur Wind Laura

Business

FedNat insolvency puts Gulf Coast property owners at risk of losing insurance coverage

Posted on · The Florida-based company, which is licensed in Texas, has about 1,000 policyholders in Harris County or along the Texas Gulf Coast. Impacted customers can seek windstorm and hail damage coverage through the TWIA.