Environmental Violations News

Texas Sues TPC Group, Owner of Port Neches Chemical Plant That Exploded

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued TPC Group over environmental violations associated with the Nov. 27 explosion at the company’s Port Neches chemical plant, a blast that prompted widespread mandatory evacuations during the Thanksgiving holiday week. The suit, filed …

Kentucky Business Owner Gets Jail Time for Environmental Violations

A western Kentucky business owner will serve 90 days in jail for committing environmental violations during the demolition of the former Goodyear Tire plant in Madisonville. A release from the U.S. Attorney’s office says Timothy J. Smith’s company committed Clean …

California Attorney General Sues BP and ARCO over Gas Stations

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has filed a civil lawsuit against BP West Coast Products, BP Products North America Inc. and Atlantic Richfield Company for allegedly violating state laws governing hazardous materials and hazardous waste by failing to properly …