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Google Map of Hurricane Harvey’s Toxic Releases

It’s past time to stop whining about gas prices. Though the more obvious violence of Hurricane Harvey may be passed, residents of Southeast Texas and Louisiana continue to face threats from the storm’s aftermath. One of those very real threats comes from toxic releases from chemical flaring, explosions, and spills […]

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Helping Harvey’s Frontline Communities as the Pipes Break

“People don’t know what’s seeping into their air and their homes.” Two explosions and “plumes of black smoke” were reported early Thursday morning at an Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, following warnings from Arkema CEO Richard Rowe Wednesday night that “high water and lack of power” caused by Hurricane […]