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Texas, U.S. reach $6.6 million settlement over 2019 Deer Park chemical fire

Attorney General Ken Paxton said the settlement will reimburse the state and feds for damages to natural resources.

By Elena Bruess, Houston Landing
Firefighters struggle to extinguish the towering flames pouring out of ITC’s tank 80-8 on the afternoon of March 17, 2019. The fire would blow through the entire “2nd 80’s” section of the facility.

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