Chemical Leak At Houston-Area Petrochemical Fire Halts Ship Traffic

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Published on March 23, 2019 - Duration: 00:45s

Chemical Leak At Houston-Area Petrochemical Fire Halts Ship Traffic

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, an earthen barrier holding chemicals that leaked from a massive petrochemical fire outside Houston breached, prompting travel restrictions near the site, one of the busiest US ports for oil exports.

Intercontinental Terminals Co, a unit of Japanโ€™s Mitsui & Co, issued a shelter-in-place warning for workers at the Deer Park, Texas, fuels storage facility and neighboring businesses.

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