Harris County Moves To Crack Down On Environmental Crime

The county has tripled the number of environmental prosecutors at the District Attorney’s Office, following a series of chemical plant fires.

By Andrew SchneiderMay 20, 2019 9:30 am, , , ,

From Houston Public Media:

Just over two months have passed since a fire broke out at the ITC chemical plant in Deer Park, sending a plume of black smoke over much of Houston. It’s one of the latest such fires that has ignited new calls for accountability from both Harris County officials and residents.

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