Houston Matters

Full Show: What New Petrochemical Projects Mean For The Region, And Playing Cricket In Prairie View (July 10, 2019)

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.

Energy & Environment

Coastal Residents Sue Plastics Plant on Water Pollution Claim

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.

Houston Matters

With Oil So Low, Why is Houston’s Petrochemical Industry Booming?

Posted on · While oil prices continue to remain in the $30 range, Houston’s oil and gas industry is struggling. But one industry that’s booming right now is the city’s petrochemical industry. That’s because oil is used by many petrochemical companies to make their products. That means things are booming in the city of Baytown and at the Port […]