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Texas sues BP over huge toxic release at Texas City refinery

The state attorney general has charged BP with the “unlawful” release of toxic chemicals at its refinery in Texas City. The incident took place just two weeks before the start of the Gulf oil spill.

Suit against BP over ‘unlawful’ release of toxic chemicals

Read the Texas attorney general’s lawsuit against BP.


BP’s other disaster

Alison Stewart speaks with Stephen Engelberg, managing editor of ProPublica, about a previous, and not widely reported, accident at BP’s troubled refinery in Texas City.

BP statements on its troubled refinery in Texas City

BP responds to ProPublica’s reporting on the spewing of toxins from its refinery in Texas City, two weeks before the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

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