Ebene News – United States – Shelter in Place Lifted for Residents of Texas City After Chemical Release

A shelter-in-place order has been lifted for Texas City following a release of chemicals at a refinery, officials said

The order was triggered by an alarm at a Marathon Oil refinery, officials said Texas City PD said it did not know the exact cause of the leak or the chemicals involved

In a 4 pm post to Facebook, the city said emergency personnel were on site with detection surveillance systems

The Texas City Independent School District said after-school programs are in place at Heights Elementary, Texas City High School, Stingaree Stadium, Blocker Middle School, Industrial Trades Center, Kohfeldt Elementary, Calvin Vincent and the Simpson Education Support Center

Houston-based Avelo Airlines began regional flights in the west on Wednesday, but has no plans to serve its hometown

By Marcy de Luna

Texas City, shelter in place

Ebene News – United States – Shelter in place lifted for residents of Texas City after chemical release

Source: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Alarm-triggers-shelter-in-place-in-Texas-City-16151400.php