Posted on · The company pleaded guilty, along with Kenneth Sandel, who was the unit operations leader of the Insecticide Business Unit at the LaPorte plant where the accident occurred.
Posted on · The 110-year-old vessel will be towed to Gulf Copper & Manufacturing Corporation’s shipyard in Galveston to undergo extensive hull repairs.
Posted on · Once Battleship Texas is docked in Galveston, months of repairs will begin to address leaking and to repair the super-structure.
Posted on · Scientists from across the country are in Houston this summer to study whether tiny particles like soot and dust are making storms more intense.
Posted on · The proposed plant is near residential homes and a recently-built public park that accommodates kids and adults with disabilities.
Posted on · The incident comes just days after a leak at a Dow Chemical plant in La Porte, and another LyondellBasell leak in Galena Park.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: The latest on the chemical release incident in La Porte, a Rice professor discusses his BBC series about the end of the world, and an in-studio performance by musician Bob Schneider.
Posted on · Dow Chemical reported a “process upset incident” at 7:27 a.m. Wednesday, in its 13300 Bay Area Boulevard facility. The city also issued a shelter in place notice for all areas of La Porte east of Bay Area Boulevard.
Posted on · Harris County Transit says demand for bus service continues to grow in greater Houston's outlying areas.
Posted on · Three siblings drowned Thursday in Galveston Bay. Officials are looking at whether choppy water and undercurrents were a factor.
Posted on · ITC says three of the tanks are still on fire and another three are experiencing intermittent fires. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality says that, as of 11:30 a.m. on Monday, it hadn't detected "any immediate health concerns at ground level."
Posted on · School personnel are disinfecting all classrooms and common areas as a precaution. Harris, Montgomery and Galveston counties confirmed measles cases last week.
Posted on · The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating and federal aviation officials have been notified
Posted on · There were no reports of injuries or missing persons
Posted on · Police in La Porte say the incident, initially reported as an explosion