Harris County Hires More Prosecutors After Huge Chemical Plant FiresOfficials in Harris County have approved the hiring of additional assistant district attorneys to prosecute environmental crimes following two major chemical plant fires.
West Fertilizer Explosion Memorial To Be Dedicated This WeekendCeremonies will be held this weekend in a Central Texas town to remember the 15 people killed in a 2013 fertilizer plant fire and explosion.
Worker At Deadly Chemical Plant Fire In Texas Files LawsuitA worker injured in a fire this week at a Harris County chemical plant is suing the company for more than $1 million in damages.
Dead Worker In Texas Chemical Fire IdentifiedCompany officials have identified the worker killed in a fire at a Houston area chemical plant as James Earl Mangum.
One Dead; Two Injured In KMCO Chemical Plant Explosion; Fire In Crosby TexasOne person is dead and at least two others injured after an explosion and fire at a chemical plant in Harris County.
Classes Resume At Texas Schools After Fire At Chemical PlantStudents have returned to school in an area nearf Houston after a fire at a chemical plant prompted several days of canceled classes.
Shelter-In-Place Order Lifted Near Site Of Texas Chemical FireConcerns about air quality near where a petrochemical fire raged for nearly four days have lessened and officials have formally lifted a shelter-in-place order.
After Burning For Days, Fire At Chemical Plant Near Houston Is OutAfter almost four straight days of thick, black smoke covering the Houston area, the fire that was burning at petrochemical plant is officially out.
Low Water Pressure Causes Chemical Plant Fire Near Houston To IntensifyAuthorities say a drop in water pressure caused a fire at a petrochemical plant near Houston to intensify overnight.
Fire Continues To Rage At Petrochemical Plant Near HoustonA chemical fire near Houston is still burning more than 20 hours after igniting.
Mesquite Chemical Plant Fire Forces Temporary Half-Mile EvacuationAn early morning fire at a chemical plant in Mesquite forced a half-mile evacuation zone and sent workers to the hospital.
4 Workers Treated After Houston-Area Chemical Leak Four workers received medical treatment and a fifth employee remained missing after a chemical leak.
Verbal Fireworks At Capitol Hill Hearing Over Deadly Explosion In WestExperts blamed lax regulations and a patchwork of safety standards with many large holes for leading to the fertilizer plant explosion last April that killed 15 people in West.
Texas Lawmakers Request Changes After West ExplosionTwo months to the day after the West Fertilizer Company plant exploded, killing 15 people, Texas lawmakers say they're in no rush to propose tougher regulations or laws to prevent the tragedy from happening again.
Volunteers Demolish Buildings Damaged In West ExplosionNearly two months ago, the West Fertilizer Plant exploded. The blast leveled a large part of the city. Thursday, workers started tearing down one of the large buildings damaged in the disaster