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Intercontinental Terminals Company (ITC)

United States Environmental Services (USES) was contracted by National Response Corp. to assist in the cleanup efforts directly related to the Intercontinental Terminals Co. (ITC) tank fire that took place earlier this year in Deer Park, Texas. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The cleanup of millions of gallons of waste and polluted water is far from over four months after a large fire burned for days at a Houston-area petrochemical storage site. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

At approximately 11:45 AM during the deconstruction of tank 80-15, a small flash fire developed.  There was visible smoke in the impacted tank farm; however, the pre-staged firefighting crews extinguished the fire very quickly. Read more

Emergency Response

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Harris County Fire Marshall's Office

U.S. investigators hope this week for the first time to enter the site of a massive fuel fire and chemical spill outside Houston to begin the hunt for a cause and to determine whether the operator followed safety regulations. Read more

Emergency Response

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KHOU

The fuel terminal fire that shut down the nation’s largest shipping channel and spewed air pollutants into nearby neighborhoods may push the fight for tougher regulations for many proposed fuel and oil storage terminals along the U.S. Gulf Coast. Read more

Regulations

Worst Texas chemical disaster in 14 years enters second week. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Acting on behalf of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed an environmental lawsuit against Intercontinental Terminals Company (ITC) seeking injunctive relief and civil penalties. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Residents of a Houston-area community were told to remain indoors and schools were closed on Thursday after a petrochemical plant fire that burned for days released high levels of volatile organic compounds into the air. Read more

Emergency Response

As of 3:00 am today, the firefighting crews on the scene of the ITC Tank Farm Fire are reporting that all tank fires have been extinguished. Read more

Emergency Response

The fire at the ITC Deer Park facility has spread to one additional tank adjacent to the tanks already involved in the fire, bringing the total of involved tanks to eight. Read more

Emergency Response

A fire at a fuels storage company at the Houston Ship Channel spread on Monday to eight massive petrochemical storage tanks, shutting schools and forcing residents in the suburb of Deer Park to stay indoors. Read more

Emergency Response

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