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Re: Pollution
« Reply #585 on: September 08, 2017, 03:06:29 pm »
 
First Responders Sue Over “Chaos” at Houston-Area Chemical Plant

A group of Texas first responders filed suit against chemical company Arkema Thursday, alleging the company did not adequately warn them of the risks of chemical exposure while they attended to a plant fire outside of Houston last week.

In the suit, the seven plaintiffs say they were "overwhelmed" by vomiting after coming in contact with fumes at the plant, describing a scene "nothing less than chaos." The suit also accuses the company of failing to properly secure chemical facilities after Hurricane Harvey.

The EPA separately ordered Arkema to provide details of the explosion last week, which was caused by flood-related power outages that cut off refrigeration for the plant's chemical stores.

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/09/first-responders-file-suit-against-exploding-houston-chemical-plant/539154/

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