2018 TEEA Agriculture Winner: North Plains Groundwater Conservation District

2018 Texas Environmental Excellence Awards Agriculture Winner: North Plains Groundwater Conservation District Steve Walthour Hi, I’m Steve Walthour. I’m the General Manager of the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District and we’re located in the Northern Texas panhandle. Our district is about 7,500 square miles in size and over the last ten years we’ve done more […]

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Massive explosion at chemical plant in Port Neches, Texas lights up night sky

Port Neches explosion fireball erupts over city after blast at chemical plant footage posted online shows a giant blaze at a TPC petrochemical plant in Port Neches Texas after an explosion Honus more than 40 miles away massive explosion and fireball rocked a petrochemical tank and blew out windows as it shook hands more than […]

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60,000 evacuated from homes after Texas chemical plant explodes

 A series of explosions at a chemical plant forced some 60,000 people to be evacuated from the area surrounding Port Neches in Texas  The first blast occurred at 1am on Wednesday, injuring three workers who are now in hospital TPC Group, which operates the plant, confirmed all other employees have been accounted for  Debris from the […]

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