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'Chemical, odor incident' reported at Texmark facility in Galena Park

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GALENA PARK, Texas — Texmark has issued an alert to the public about an incident at its facility in Galena Park, east of Houston.

Currently, no shelter-in-place or evacuations have been called for.

The company described it as a "chemical, odor incident" that happened at about 2:15 a.m. Thursday.

It's believed about 100 gallons of a chemical spilled and some may have gone into Panther Creek. Those in the area may detect a smell in the air. The exact chemical has not been disclosed — we will update this story as we learn more.

You can see the full public alert below along with a map of the facility location.


Posted On - 8/5/2021 3:19:00 AM
This is a message from Texmark - Galena Park located at 
900 Clinton Dr. Galena Park, TX 77547. At 02:15 on 8/5/2021, a chemical, odor incident occurred at our facility. At this time, odor may be noticeable to the community. We are coordinating with local officials, and working to resolve the issue as soon as possible. Updates will be provided on this site, when needed. Thank you.

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