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What Went Wrong at La Porte DuPont?

On Saturday, four workers died at a La Porte industrial plant about 30 miles east of Houston. The deaths, along with one injury, occurred at the DuPont plant during a toxic chemical leak. We discuss the accident, the plant and the ensuing investigation with Houston Public Media’s energy and environment reporter Dave Fehling.

On Saturday, four workers died at a La Porte industrial plant about 30 miles east of Houston.

The deaths, along with one injury, occurred at the DuPont plant during a toxic chemical leak.

We discuss the accident, the plant and the ensuing investigation with Houston Public Media's energy and environment reporter Dave Fehling.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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