POTENTIALLY 50,000 PEOPLE UNDER MANDATORY EVACUATION AFTER CHEMICAL PLANT EXPLOSION IN PORT NECHES, TX | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

 POTENTIALLY 50,000 PEOPLE UNDER MANDATORY EVACUATION AFTER CHEMICAL PLANT EXPLOSION IN PORT NECHES, TX

Judge Jeff Branick issues a mandatory evacuation for Port Neches, Groves, Nederland, Central Gardens, Beauxart Gardens and the northern part of Port Arthur. Mandatory evacuation in place for everyone within a 4-mile radius of TPC Group.

Judge Jeff Branick issues a mandatory evacuation for Port Neches, Groves, Nederland, Central Gardens, Beauxart Gardens and the northern part of Port Arthur. Mandatory evacuation in place for everyone within a 4-mile radius of TPC Group.

The following is from The LATEST: explosion at Port Neches Plant:

The processing unit suspected to be involved produces butadiene, a precursor chemical used in synthetic rubber, Jefferson County Emergency Management coordinator Mike White said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Incidents like this don't "just happen"; apparently, they have been playing fast and loose with regulations for some time:

TPC Group has long history, spotty environmental record

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