04 Sep '17, 1pm

Harvey stirs up a toxic, industrial soup

Texas is home to 28 oil refineries, more than any other state, along with half of U.S. chemical manufacturing . Most of these facilities are clustered along the Gulf Coast , where Hurricane Harvey just dumped a year’s worth of rain in a few days. For the neighborhoods bordering Houston’s industrial facilities, an average day brings air polluted with nitrogen oxide, benzene, sulfur dioxide, and other harmful byproducts of the manufacturing processes that drive the city’s economic engine. People in these communities face cancer rates more than 20 percent higher than the city as a whole. When Harvey forced many of these power plants and refineries to shut down, huge quantities of toxic chemicals — as much as 2 million pounds of them — were released into the air all at once. Nearby residents reported “unbearable” smells , and some were even told to “shelter in place” as author...

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Harvey stirs up a toxic, industrial soup

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