Texas is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, while the Gulf of Mexico is to the southeast.
Hundreds of neighborhood residents of a petrochemical plant that burned for three days and briefly emitted cancer-causing benzene into the air brought their coughs, headaches and other symptoms to a.. Reuters - Published
A petrochemical fire outside Houston that had burned for days before being extinguished re-ignited Friday afternoon at a fuel storage facility. According to Reuters, the fire adds to the danger from a..
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 around the site,..
According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, natural gas prices at the Waha hub in West Texas plunged to record lows due to an equipment failure in New Mexico that stranded gas in the Permian basin...
According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, firefighters extinguished a fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site outside Houston that has been billowing acrid smoke for days. The blaze at..
Huffpost reports A massive fire that engulfed a petrochemical storage facility outside Houston last weekend is still burning, sending large plumes of smoke into the air. But local officials say there..
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke was asked Tuesday, when voters would hear 'actual policy' from him rather than 'platitudes and nice stories'. The question came during an event at Penn..
Crop artist Stan Herd used his artistic media of soil, grass, and rock to create a profile of Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, which can be seen from the sky over Austin, Texas. Rough..
Border officials in Texas say they are seeing a sharp increase in migrant apprehensions, as many as 1,000 a day. To handle the surge, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have begun releasing.. CBS News - Published
Authorities on Thursday lifted a shelter-in-place order hours after warning people to stay indoors because high levels of benzene were detected in the air near a scorched petrochemicals storage.. CBS News - Published
Several Democratic presidential candidates will skip the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's policy conference this year after a prominent progressive group called on them to boycott the event,.. WorldNews - Published
President Trump claims a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border is the best way to curb illegal immigration. But a new CNET report finds some Texas residents are arguing in favor of more high-tech solutions... CBS News - Published
National Guard troops have been called in and residents were told to stay inside after elevated levels of benzene were detected near a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility.
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Residents of two Houston-area cities were told to stay indoors and schools in six communities were closed on Thursday due to air pollution by a cancer-causing chemical after a petrochemical plant fire. Reuters - Published
Residents of a Houston-area community were told to remain indoors and schools were closed on Thursday after a petrochemical plant fire that burned for days released high levels of volatile organic.. Reuters - Published
Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman, has joined a crowded presidential field. We followed him as he tested his frenetic campaign style in Iowa, where the first caucus votes will be cast in.. NYTimes.com - Published
Crews have extinguished a fire that's burned for days at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility. The fire sent up a huge plume of smoke but the EPA says air quality remains safe (March 20)
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State and local investigators have begun probing a petrochemical storage company outside Houston where a massive fire fed by giant tanks of fuel burned for days, darkening the skies with soot for.. Reuters - Published
The historic floods inundating the Midwest have already caused an estimated $524 million of damage. Also, a massive chemical plant fire raging in Texas for three days is out this morning. All that and.. CBS News - Published
Firefighters late Tuesday contained a raging inferno at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site outside of Houston that has been billowing acrid smoke for days as Texas officials and environmental.. Reuters - Published
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Officials said Tuesday that they're not sure when a two-day-old fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility will burn itself out, but they are confident that the air quality is safe. (March.. USATODAY.com - Published
Former Vice President Joe Biden reached out to several supporters Tuesday saying he intends to run for president in 2020, according to a new report, The Hill reports. The Wall Street Journal reported.. WorldNews - Published
An artist and Beto O'Rourke fan took his support for the Texas Democratic presidential candidate to a new level in creating a piece of artwork of O'Rourke's face in an Austin, Texas field. (March 19)
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Officials say it's unclear how long it will take to extinguish a fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility where a large blaze is burning several storage tanks filled with gasoline.. USATODAY.com - Published
An ongoing blaze at a petrochemicals storage terminal outside Houston, Texas intensified early Tuesday, blanketing the city with dramatic black clouds of smoke on the third day of the fire, according.. WorldNews - Published
Houston officials and environmental groups raced to expand air monitoring on Tuesday after a raging fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site produced billowing acrid smoke that could be seen.. Reuters - Published
Here's the latest for Tuesday March 19th: Deadly cyclone hits Africa; New Zealand PM tells citizens not to say accused gunman's name; Texas petrochemical fire could burn for two more days; Historic.. USATODAY.com - Published
A raging fire at a petrochemical storage terminal in Houston has engulfed two more massive tanks after firefighting water pumps stopped working for six hours, the company said on Tuesday. Reuters - Published