benzene News

Report: 6 Texas Refineries Releasing Cancer-Causing Pollutant Above Federal Threshold

An environmental nonprofit has released an analysis of first-of-its-kind air monitoring data that shows benzene levels at 10 U.S. petroleum refineries exceeded limits Eight years ago, two environmental nonprofits sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The agency was a decade …

Houston-Area Petrochemical Blaze Probe Weighed by Federal Investigators

Federal and local investigators are weighing a probe of the Houston chemical blaze as hazardous compounds waft near the burned-out site. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board “is following up on the incident and should be making a decision to send …