Air Pollution in the News


We will like to give special thanks to New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg, Politico, Houston Chronicle, Dallas Morning News, Financial Times, Esquire, NPR’s Morning Edition and CNN, among many others for their outstanding reporting on Hurricane Harvey.

Houston Faces Another Threat: Damaged Refineries Spewing Toxic Fumes

Huge Exxon oil refinery damaged by heavy rain from Harvey

More problems in Texas — Chemical plants start leaking after Harvey

Crosby plant explosion highlights state efforts to block access to chemical information

Analysis: Harvey Triggered Release of Nearly a Million Pounds of Toxic Air Pollutants

Houston left with a toxic mess as Trump relaxes rules

Air quality remains concern in aftermath of Harvey

Hurricane Harvey death toll rises as Houston faces ‘historic’ flooding

Flames erupt at Arkema chemical plant flooded by Harvey in Crosby, Texas/

Harvey aftermath: Houston ‘open for business’; other cities suffering

Harvey sinks roof at Exxon refinery in Baytown

Williams Cos. says its pipeline was source of chemical leak during Harvey

Is Harvey Also a Threat to the Air We Breathe?

Chemical Fire Burns At Flooded Arkema Plant In Crosby, Texas

Houston residents breathe in toxic fumes as petrochemical facilities cope with Harvey

Arkema Plant Explosion Sparks Criticism of Trump EPA Relaxing Chemical Safety Rules

‘Your eyes start itching’: pollution soars in Houston after chemical industry leaks

Court Rejects Environmental Groups’ Attempt To Block EPA’s Delay Of Chemicals Rule

Oil Companies Leaking Benzene Lobbied Against Pollution Rules

Air Monitors Tracking Benzene, Other Pollutants, In Post-Harvey Manchester

Harvey’s Hidden Side Effect