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03/19 11:27 pm

ITC listed 15 on the company’s website. TCEQ air quality samples all fell within national standards, a spokesman said. Dr. Robert Talbot, University of Houston professor of atmospheric chemistry, said … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

03/19 7:38 pm

Additional complaints were soon documented as well. Ultimately, TCEQ documents show the water supply company failed to maintain normal operating pressure during emergency conditions, failed to issue a … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

03/19 7:28 pm

That was my first thought Sunday after a large fire at a petrochemical storage facility sent a thick plume of black smoke over Houston. It started less than 24 hours after a blaze at ExxonMobil’s … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

03/19 6:28 pm

First, ITC posted its air quality results online. Harris County has done the same at readyharris.org. The most comprehensive data is on the TCEQ’s website, where you can see hour-by-hour readings. But … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

03/19 6:08 pm

We’ve got a third party helping us assist with that. TCEQ is also doing some analysis with the water samples. We’re also checking, monitoring online PH, COD and other things. Chron.com sent ITC … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

03/19 5:57 pm

“Sensitive populations should consider limiting their exposure to the ambient particulate matter by decreasing outdoor exercise or moving into air-conditioned buildings,” TCEQ said in a statement … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

03/19 5:27 pm

CA CONSIDERING BAN OF ALL COSMETICS WITH CANCER CAUSING CHEMICALS: California is considering a bill that would ban the sale of all cosmetics in state that contain certain chemicals known to cause cancer and other health effects.State legislators… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/19 4:58 pm

A thick layer of smoke hangs in the air from a fire burning at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, east of Houston, on March 18, 2019.
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A fire that broke out at a petrochemical …Read Full Article

Source: Texas Tribune – Energy Environment

03/19 4:48 pm

California is considering a bill that would ban the sale of all cosmetics in state that contain certain chemicals known to cause cancer and other health effects.State legislators introduced a bill Tuesday that would ban makeup made with 20 highly… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/19 4:17 pm

The TCEQ, the agency responsible for protecting the state’s environment and public health, has been criticized for letting large corporate polluters off with a slap on the wrist. An analysis of … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

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