Houston-Region Us Congressman: Greater Blasts Predicted In Coming Days At Arkema Chemical Plant

“Arkema, which is based in France, was urging people to stay away as the fires burn themselves out.
Republican congressman Ted Poe — whose district includes northern parts of Houston — told CNBC on Thursday that explosions and fires are expected to continue for days at the flooded-out Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas.
Those are used to keep the chemicals cool.
“The company says it could be as long as six days,” Poe said in a “Squawk Box” phone interview, while describing the chain of events that led to the volatile situation.
Poe said that the plant has been evacuated and so has about “two miles in diameter” from the facility.

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