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Flooded by Hurricane Harvey: New Map Shows Energy, Industrial, and Superfund Sites

, climate scientist

New analysis shows that more than 650 energy and industrial facilities may have been exposed to Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters. Read more >

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New UCS Report Documents Chemical Pollution “Double Jeopardy” For Houston Communities

Ron White, , UCS

Imagine you live in a community surrounded by oil refineries, a large metal shredding facility, chemical and cement manufacturing facilities, as well as numerous other heavy industries that emit toxic pollution. Now add the stress and health impacts from frequent industrial facility incidents that result in the release of toxic chemicals into your community. For the residents of two east Houston communities, Harrisburg/Manchester and Galena Park, they don’t need to imagine this frightening scenario—this is their everyday reality. Read more >

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