Agency: Texas Chemical Plant Unprepared For Hurricane HarveyFederal investigators say a chemical plant that flooded and partially exploded during Hurricane Harvey wasn't ready for the storm.
Controlled Burn At Chemical Plant, Power Off In West HoustonAuthorities started a controlled burn Sunday of highly unstable compounds at a Houston-area chemical plant that flooded because of Harvey.
Officials Monitoring Chemical Plant After Explosion, FireAt least 2 tons of highly unstable chemicals used in such products as plastics and paint exploded and burned at a flood-crippled plant near Houston, sending up a plume of acrid black smoke that stung the eyes and lungs.
Chemical Release At Houston Plant That Lost PowerPopping noises were reported early Thursday at a Houston-area chemical plant that had lost power on Sunday amid flooding from Harvey.
Shell, Exxon Say Some Pollution Released As Storm Hit TexasPollutants have been released from refineries operated by Exxon, Shell and other companies as torrential rains damaged storage tanks and other industrial facilities on the Texas Coast.
Suspect Attempting Getaway Causes $1M DamageAuthorities in West Texas say a man fleeing from sheriff's deputies caused nearly $1 million in damage at a chemical plant when he crashed a pickup through several gates and ran inside.
Study: All North Texas Students At Chemical Disaster RiskA new study found every single student in Dallas and Rockwall Counties is at risk of exposure to chemical disaster. Researchers call it a major threat to our children, that went unnoticed until the West Fertilizer Plant explosion.
President Obama & Private Sector Try To Improve Safety After Deadly Explosion in WestPresident Barack Obama is ordering federal agencies to review safety rules at chemical facilities in response to the deadly April explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant.
1 Dead, 73 Hurt In La. Plant ExplosionA ground-rattling explosion at a chemical plant in Louisiana ignited a blaze that killed at least one person and injured dozens of others.
Massive Explosion & Chemical Fire At Garland PlantAn explosion and subsequent massive fire at a chemical plant in Garland sent workers scrambling and businesses nearby into a panic.
TCEQ Concludes Massive Chemical Fire In Waxahachie Could Have Been AvoidedA report just released by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality concludes that last October's massive fire at the Magnablend chemical plant in Waxahachie could have been avoided.
Waxahachie Fire Smolders As Investigation ContinuesThe CEO of a company that owns a Waxahachie chemical plant that caught fire Monday says the chemicals being mixed at the plant Monday should have not caught fire.