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.
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.
Exxon Settles Pollution Case With Feds By Upgrading 8 PlantsExxon Mobil is settling air pollution cases with the Trump administration by promising to spend about $300 million on pollution-control technology at several plants along the Gulf Coast.
South Texas Residents Cough, Rub Eyes In Harvey Pollution SpikePetrochemical corridor residents say air that is bad enough on normal days got worse as Harvey crashed into the nation's fourth-largest city and then yielded the highest ozone pollution so far this year anywhere in Texas.
Report: Cheap Gas Fuels Texas Petrochemical SectorA nonprofit environmental watchdog says a surge in petrochemical operations in Texas could double the industry's greenhouse gas emissions in the state.
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.
Texas Challenges Feds In Pollution Case