Harris County files suit against Exxon Mobil over Baytown fire

This story is courtesy of our partners at KHOU 11. Click here for KHOU’s original story and videos from the fire.

BAYTOWN, Texas — Harris County is suing ExxonMobil Chemical Co., part of Irving, Texas-based Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM), over the explosion and fire that happened in Baytown July 31.

The lawsuit claims that the company violated the Texas Clean Air Act and the fire caused the emission of multiple air pollutants, including propylene, LPG, propane and associated products of combustion.

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