Texas National Guard Called In, Residents Told To Shelter In Place After Elevated Levels Of Benzene
Residents of Deer Park, Texas, were told to shelter in place Thursday morning after elevated levels of benzene were detected following a huge chemical storage facility fire this week. On Wednesday, state environmental officials said that benzene levels didn’t pose a health concern. Houston Public Media’s energy and environment reporter Travis Bubenik ( @travisbubenik) joins Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson to review the latest news.
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