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Cleanup of Texas chemical plant hamstrung by new fire, spill

 

March 22, 2019



HOUSTON (AP) — The efforts to clean up a Texas industrial plant that burned for several days this week were hamstrung Friday by a briefly reignited fire and a breach that led to chemicals spilling into the nearby Houston Ship Channel.

The Texas Attorney General also filed a lawsuit against Intercontinental Terminals Company, which operates the petrochemical tank farm east of Houston. Attorney General Ken Paxton said Texas had to hold the company "accountable for the damage it has done to our environment."

"ITC has a history of environmental violations, and this latest incident is especial...



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