Texas AG Ken Paxton sues ITC over Deer Park fire

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued Intercontinental Terminals Company LLC over the fire at the company’s Deer Park tank farm.

The lawsuit was filed March 22 on behalf of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and seeks injunctive relief plus civil penalties for the following alleged violations of TCEQ rules:

Unauthorized air pollution at the site
Unauthorized outdoor burning at the site
Unauthorized visible emissions

Each alleged violation could result in a civil penalty…


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