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The agency investigating toxic chemical leaks could be axed by budget cuts

Sep 13, 2017
The Chemical Safety Board is running at full tilt in the wake of hurricane damage this month. It’s a small federal agency that investigates toxic leaks from petrochemical plants, like the Arkema plant explosion in Texas, after Hurricane Harvey. But it’s on the president’s list of agencies to ax to make budget cuts.  Click the […]

Fires at flooded Arkema chemical plant in Texas worry residents

Aug 31, 2017
“I’m just worrying about what we’re gonna be breathing,” one local resident told us.
A Harris County Sheriff vehicle blocks access on the Crosby Dayton Road which leads towards the Arkema Chemical Plant in Crosby, Texas on August 31, 2017.
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