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3 Months Later, Texas Petrochemical Fire is Still Being Cleaned Up

A petrochemical fire (one related to the chemicals used in processing petroleum and natural gas) burned at a storage facility outside of Texas last March. As the Washington Post reports, polluted water and waste are still being cleaned three months later. The fire and delayed cleanup call into question¬†hazardous waste disposal policy: many companies and facilities aren’t following proper procedures. <Read more>
 
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David J. Phillip / Associated Press
David J. Phillip / Associated Press
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