Experts are worried about volatile chemicals at Houston plant, but not alarmed

The breakdown of volatile chemicals that ignited a fire at a chemical plant outside Houston is cause for concern but not necessarily a major threat to public health, authorities and experts said Thursday. “At this time we are responding to a fire, not a chemical release,” the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality said in a […] Related:Katrina. Sandy. Harvey. The debate over climate and hurricanes is getting louder and louder.Hurricane Harvey shows how we underestimate flooding risks in coastal cities, scientists sayExxonMobil refineries are damaged in Hurricane Harvey, releasing hazardous…

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