Houston Suffers a Petrochemical Disaster Every Six Weeks

This is why we have regulations……

“ITC, with a long history of state and federal violations, is one of the many examples of how Texas puts the oil and gas industry ahead of the safety of its residents.

The fire resulted in emissions of over 2,300 pounds of toxic chemicals including isobutylene, toluene, and other volatile organic compounds known to cause many health issues. Crosby residents suffer from a poverty rate twice that of the US at large and live in a region with elevated cancer risks. KMCO is one of the many contributors to cancer-causing agents in the region. And, similar to ITC, has repeatedly violated the Clean Air and Clean Water Act.

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