EPA Chief Promises Action After Residents In Texas Blame Cancer Deaths On Toxic Rail YardThe Texas community is near a contaminated rail yard, has a predominantly low-income and Black population, and a childhood leukemia rate that is five times the state average.
Texas IDs Cancer Cluster In Polluted Houston NeighborhoodTexas health officials have identified a cancer cluster in a north Houston neighborhood polluted by the wood preservative creosote from a nearby railroad operation.
Report Finds No Cancer Clusters In Flower MoundThe Texas Department of State Health Services has released a new report which indicated most cancer rates in Flower Mound over a ten-year period were not higher than expected.
Report Concludes No Cancer Clusters In Flower MoundIn the fall of 2009, residents asked the state to investigate whether there was a cancer cluster in Flower Mound. The final report has been released.