EPA Wants to Rescind Obama Chemical Plant Regulations

Article 0 Comments The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency took steps on Thursday to roll back and delay Obama-era rules aimed at improving safety at chemical plants, which had come in response to a 2013 explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas that killed 15 people. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt introduced […]

Chemical Industry Calls for $14B Gulf Coast Storm Barrier

Article 0 Comments Chemical companies are pressing federal officials to spend billions of dollars on a coastal flood control system near Houston to protect petrochemical plants, oil refineries and shipping infrastructure from the next hurricane. The coastal spine, as the project is called, is among the most important infrastructure investments […]