Texas city loses drinking water amid Harvey flooding, chemicals ignite at plant - Washington Post

CROSBY, Tex. — The remnants of Hurricane Harvey carried its wrath up the Mississippi Delta on Thursday, but not before hammering the Gulf Coast with more punishing cloudbursts and growing threats that included reports of “pops” and “chemical reactions ...

US Chemical Safety Board says to probe incident at Arkema's Crosby, Texas, plant - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board said on Thursday it had launched an investigation into explosions at a flooded Arkema SA (AKE.PA) chemical plant in Crosby, Texas. In a statement on Facebook, CSB Chairperson Vanessa Allen ...

Chemical plant explosion thrusts Arkema into spotlight - New Zealand Herald

NEW YORK (AP) " Arkema SA is not exactly a household name, but its products are found in everything from plastics in automotive parts to adhesives for baby diapers. The company also claims to be the third-largest producer of hydrogen peroxide in the ...

More fires expected at flooded chemical plant - Otago Daily Times

A fire burns at the flooded plant of French chemical maker Arkema SA in Crosby, Texas. Photo Reuters. Chemical maker Arkema SA said it expected more fires after two explosions hit its flooded plant 40km northeast of Houston on Thursday, sickening more ...

The Latest: Texas, US regulators helping monitor smoke - Sacramento Bee

The Latest on a Houston-area chemical plant that lost power after Harvey (all times local):. 2:50 p.m.. State and federal environmental regulators say they are assisting local officials responding to a chemical plant explosion outside Houston. That ...

Just how dangerous are those chemicals burning in Texas? - CBC.ca

A police deputy was sent to hospital after inhaling fumes from an explosion, fire and smoke at a flooded chemical plant outside Texas. Nine others drove themselves to hospital as a precaution, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said. The fire in a ...

Incident at flooded Texas chemical plant poses no threat to public, authorities say - KFSN-TV

Ten deputies were taken to the hospital after an incident at a flooded Crosby chemical plant. KTRK. By Courtney Fischer, Christine Dobbyn and Kevin Quinn. Thursday, August 31, 2017 11:07AM. CROSBY, Texas --. Fifteen deputies were taken to the hospital ...

Fears over Texas chemical plant, as Houston flood eases - Citizen

Storm-battered Texans faced a worrying new threat Thursday as potentially harmful smoke spewed from a swamped chemical plant near Houston, as Harvey's floodwaters began to recede in America's fourth-largest city. Almost a week after the Category Four ...