Posted on · Air quality near the Galveston Bay facility is being monitored in the aftermath of the fire, which started at about 9:30 a.m. Monday and had been extinguished by 2 p.m.
Posted on · A new report analyzing data gathered by the TECQ finds the drop stemmed largely from the pandemic-related downturn in the oil, gas, and petrochemical industries, and rising production in 2021 is already leading to a comparable rise in illegal pollution.
Posted on · Harris County Commissioner Adrian Garcia said the Ike Dike alone, when or if it’s built, wouldn’t be enough to guard against the effects of a direct hit from a hurricane.
Posted on · That’s about as much as 50 large coal plants, according to the Environmental Integrity Project.
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn what plans for several new petrochemical plants mean for the region, we discuss the week in politics, we learn how law enforcement overcomes language barriers, and we visit new cricket fields in Prairie View.
Posted on · The county is planning a federal lawsuit against Valero's Houston refinery.
Posted on · An energy and environment expert says the industry can learn important lessons from the fire in Deer Park.
Posted on · They say plants need to do more to gear up for more-intense storms
Posted on · Is the settlement between the oil giant and the EPA a victory for the environment -- or just business as usual? Energy writer Loren Steffy joins us to discuss the case.
Posted on · The company will install pollution controls and monitoring equipment at petrochemical plants in Texas and Louisiana
Posted on · Residents complain of medical problems and contaminated soil and water after fires at the Crosby plant.
Posted on · State and federal agencies are looking into the fires.
Posted on · Many of Houston's Superfund sites are now flooded, with the risk that waters were stirring dangerous sediment.
Posted on · We learn more about the safety concerns at the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby. And we learn what Harvey's devastating floods mean for Houston's oil and gas industry.
Posted on · State regulators have linked the plant to plastic pellets in nearby waters and are currently considering an enforcement action. But residents are suing in federal court, hoping for what would be, if they win, an unusually large fine.