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Houston Chemical Fire Leaves One Dead, 2 Critically Injured

About the photo: A plume of smoke rises in the air following a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) petrochemical storage site in Deer Park, Texas, U.S., on Tuesday, March 19. An explosion and fire at a chemical plant …

23,000 Pounds of Toxic Chemical Led to 4 Deaths at Texas Plant

Chemical manufacturer DuPont has reported that about 23,000 pounds of a flammable toxic chemical escaped in the building where four of its workers died two weeks ago at a Houston-area plant. DuPont disclosed in a news release the quantity of …