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EPA Investigates Benzene Release At BP's Texas Refinery

HOUSTON - (AP) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched an investigation into a 41-day benzene release at BP's Texas City refinery, the site of a massive explosion in 2005 that killed 15 workers. The EPA's investigation, announced late Thursday, is the latest blow to the oil giant...

Houston Law Firm Files Mass Injury Lawsuit Against BP Over Texas City Benzene Release

GALVESTON, Texas - The Vujasinovic & Beckcom law firm of Houston on Sept. 14 filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas on behalf of 120 people who were exposed to benzene that was released from British Petroleum's Texas City refinery from April 6 through May...

EPA Fines BP $15 Million For Texas City Violations

HOUSTON - (AP) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice have slapped a $15 million fine on BP for Clean Air Act violations at the oil company's Texas City refinery. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers .