Energy & Environment

Texas Regulators Want Stiffer Penalties For Company Whose Port Neches Plant Exploded

Posted on · In a surprising vote, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality rejected a staff-proposed penalty against TPC Group's Port Neches chemical plant β€” which was rocked by explosions last month β€” for a slew of 2018 pollution violations and asked that they be referred to the Texas Attorney General's Office.