Hurricane Harvey: Damaged chemical plant poised to EXPLODE as deadly storm ravages US

Hurricane Harvey: Damaged chemical plant poised to EXPLODE as deadly storm ravages US
 

The Arkema chemical plant in Crosby lost power and its ability to refrigerate chemical compounds that need to be kept cool to remain stable after 40in (102cm) of rainfall in the area flooded the site.
A statement from the company warned that any fire at the chemical plant would be explosive and intense, and would produce black smoke that could irritate the eyes, skin and lungs of those who come into contact with it.
Homes within a 1.5 mile radius of the Arkema plant have been evacuated.
The chemical plant was shut down before Harvey made landfall last week.
But an explosion and intense fire... read more

 
31 August 2017 in World News, Views: 50
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