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Web Date: September 5, 2017

Evacuation lifted around Arkema’s Crosby site

Safety officials burned six remaining trailers of flammable organic peroxides
Department: Business

Residents living near the flooded Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, were allowed to return to their homes early Monday, a day after federal, state, and local safety officials coordinated with Arkema to ignite flammable containers of organic peroxides at the site that posed explosion and fire dangers.

Evacuation orders were first issued by local officials on Tuesday, Aug. 29 in response to danger posed by the organic peroxides after Tropical Storm Harvey flooded the . . .

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