Crews stabilize cap that covers San Jacinto Waste Pits

June 21, 2019By Jackie YoungPress

With hurricane season underway, contractors this week secured a sloped area of the San Jacinto Waste Pits that has needed multiple repairs over the years — an interim fix while officials continue to work on a design to remove cancer-causing toxic substances from the site. The pits became a federal Superfund site in 2008 and … Read More

Beach City thanks pair for role in dredge protest

April 25, 2019By Jackie YoungNews, Press

In a show of appreciation, Beach City council recognized two people for their efforts in helping to stop a dredging project that would have dumped tens of thousands of cubic yards of material in their backyard.  Beach City Mayor Jackey Lasater read two separate resolutions Tuesday night congratulating both Greg Moss, a Channelview citizen, and … Read More

Chemical used to fight fire may have permanent consequences

March 29, 2019By Jackie YoungPress

Chemical used to fight fire may have permanent consequences HOUSTON (FOX 26) – Since the ITC facility in Deer Park caught on fire, most of the focus has been on the toxic chemicals in the air and polluting nearby waterways, but a new chemical worry may have longer term implications. In the aftermath of the chemical … Read More

A Letter From Air Alliance Houston, Following ITC Fire

March 21, 2019By Jackie YoungNews

A Letter From Air Alliance Houston, Following ITC Fire Dear Partners and Friends, This morning we woke up to learn that the entire City of Deer Park has been issued a shelter in place due to hazardous levels of benzene, schools are closed, and highways have been shut down. Now, the shelter-in-place has been extended to … Read More

Meet Bizwomen’s Headliners in Health Care

January 29, 2019By Jackie YoungAnnouncements, Press

Meet Bizwomen’s Headliners in Health Care. Rule breakers. Risk takers. News makers. That’s how we describe the women who make up this year’s Bizwomen Headliners. Bizwomen Headliners have been recognized by our sister publications in 43 cities for their career accomplishments and community contributions. Each day through February 2, we’ll present women from a different … Read More