TITLE

Houston Asks Oil and Chemical Firms to Volunteer in Benzene-Reduction Program

AUTHOR(S)
Sissell, Kara
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Chemical Week;3/14/2007, Vol. 169 Issue 9, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the request made by the City of Houston, Texas for major refiners and chemical makers in the area to participate in a voluntary benzene emission-reduction program. The benzene-reduction plan ranks facilities that have the highest benzene emissions and then lists the priority facilities. Other facilities contacted by the city include: Equistar's facility at Chocolate Bayou, Georgia Gulf's Pasadena plant and Rohm & Haas' Deer Park facility.
ACCESSION #
24533789

 

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