Biological and Chemical Warfare

Firefighters give closer look inside Deer Park tank fire

13 hours ago   |   ABC

Kemah Fire Engine No. 2 shared exclusive images of intense smoke and the fire still burning while gallons of water continued to gush out.
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Blast at Chinese chemical plant kills 47, injures 640

14 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Explosion inflicts the latest mass casualties in a series of industrial accidents that has angered China's public.
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Answers for fire affected community hard to get

14 hours ago   |   ABC

In spite of another tearful apology by ITC's spokesperson, there are still few answers to the questions Deer Park residents are concerned about.
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Over 40 dead, dozens injured in Chinese chemical plant explosion

Over 40 dead, dozens injured in Chinese chemical plant explosion

15 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

BEIJING - The death toll in an explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has risen to 44, with another 90 people seriously injured, the local government reported Friday...
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Firefighting foam: Here's how the solution helps extinguish fires

15 hours ago   |   ABC

The foam that's helping to keep the ITC tank farm fire from flaring up again works like the soap bubbles in your own kitchen.
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Death toll in China chemical plant explosion rises to 44

16 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

The local government reports the death toll in an explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has risen to 44, with another 90 people seriously injured. Thursday's blast at...
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Air quality forecast: What to expect for Friday

16 hours ago   |   ABC

Travis Herzog has a timeline of your wind and air quality forecast for Friday.
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Mexico launches plan to mark vaquita porpoise reserve

17 hours ago   |   National Post

MEXICO CITY - The Mexican government said Thursday it will use buoys to mark the reserve of the world's most endangered marine mammal, in a bid to save the last remaining 10 or...
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Benzene leak limited to one tank at ITC facility

17 hours ago   |   ABC

ITC said it can't guarantee another leak won't happen.
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Activists say Deer Park chemical fire brings attention to persistent issues

18 hours ago   |   ABC

A massive chemical fire south of Houston, Texas, triggered an emergency order for locals to shelter in place even after a dangerous chemical was detected in the air.
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