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Port Neches Voluntary Evacuation Continues As Butadiene Remains Detectable

Posted on · Jefferson County emergency management officials say the elevated levels of the chemical butadiene do not pose a serious health risk, but could cause dizziness, nausea, headaches or irritation to the eyes and throat. The powerful explosions happened Nov. 27 at the TPC Group plant in Port Neches, about 80 miles east of Houston.