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How Power Outages Increase Pollution From Gulf Coast Refineries

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The flare from TPC petrochemical plant in Houston that suffered power outage 9/23.
With the kind of powerful thunderstorms we have in Texas, it's no big surprise that sometimes there are power outages. They're an inconvenience for most of us. But they can be down-right dangerous when they happen to the state's massive petrochemical plants and refineries.

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Dave Fehling

Energy & Environment Reporter for StateImpact

Dave Fehling is KUHF's Energy and Environment Reporter. His reporting is a part of StateImpact, a collaboration with KUT in Austin and NPR...