Tuesday, August 16, 2005

More tired, failing infrastructure

Fire crews were still finished battling a blaze
at BP's Chocolate Bayou plant early this
afternoon after an explosion in a plastics
manufacturing unit shook the Alvin area Wednesday
The plant has been a vital part of the community
for nearly 35 years, Reyes said.
The company just recently announced that it
successfully completed an expansion and
turnaround of its Olefins No. 1 unit. Officials
said the changes were made to meet stricter Texas
Commission on Environmental Quality environmental
operating laws.

Yea, things don't look too good, do they.

There is a possible reprieve in the air. Slight
but possible.

A very large reprieve.

Stay tuned to see what it is.

Full article.

Via simmeringfrogs