Arkema NA, CEO Indicted in Texas for ‘Reckless’ Chemical Release

Article 0 Comments The North American subsidiary of a French chemical manufacturer and two senior staff members were indicted in connection with last year’s explosion at the Crosby, Texas, plant in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Arkema North America, its CEO Richard Rowe and plant manager Leslie Comardelle were charged […]

Harvey-Arkema Lesson: Chemical Plants Must Plan for Natural Disasters

Article 0 Comments The U.S. Chemical Safety Board on Thursday urged chemical plants to weigh the risks of natural disasters just as they would the integrity of pipes and production equipment. “Such facilities should perform an analysis to determine their susceptibility to extreme weather events,” the board said in its […]