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State report shows how Texas environmental agency misses industrial pollution spikes during and after storms

A more than 200-page report by Texas’ environmental agency found that the majority of pollution emitted by industrial facilities during storms occurs at a time when the state’s air monitors are offline.

The flooded plant of French chemical maker Arkema SA, which produces organic peroxides, is seen after fires were reported at…
A graph from the TCEQ's report on air monitoring data shows how samples of air monitoring fell at the same time as pollution…

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