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TEXAS CITY — At BP’s Texas City refinery, more than 400 pounds a day of benzene — 40 times the state reportable levels — was released during a 40-day period while a subunit of the refinery’s ultracracker unit was offline, according to a company filing with the state’s environmental agency Friday.
Originally posted by ThaLoccster
Heres an article that talks about benzene, acid rain and the evacuation of the Gulf area.
Benzene the killer! Plans in place to evacuate The Gulf Population
Benzene, incredible amounts of Benzene are being released into the atmosphere and is a clear and present danger not only for the old and people with respiratory problems but the general Gulf population as a whole.