Chemical blaze fuels criticism of Trump EPA, Congress - E&E News

The Arkema Inc. plant in Crosby, Texas, was flooded from Hurricane Harvey, and the chemicals stored there have caused explosions. Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via Associated Press. A burning chemical plant northeast of Houston today may ...

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 ...

AP PHOTOS: Searching for survivors in Harvey-swamped homes - News & Observer

Rescuers pounded on doors and shouted for survivors as they did a block-by-block search Thursday of tens of thousands of Houston homes deluged by Harvey. The crews looked for those awaiting help as well as the dead. The official death toll from the ...

Harvey's aftermath: Thursday blog - WFAA (blog)

HOUSTON - As we move into the Thursday morning hours, roads are drying out and some flood victims are returning to their homes while thousands remain in shelters. The death toll officially hit 33 on Wednesday, with 18 of those lives lost in Harris County.

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 ...