TPC Port Neches, Texas blast because of ‘elementary failure’: U.S. security board


BEAUMONT, Texas (Information) – A Nov. 27 explosion on the TPC Group petrochemical plant in Port Neches, Texas, was because of a “elementary failure within the system,” U.S. Chemical Security Board member Manuel Ehrlich stated on Thursday.

The precise occasion that triggered the early morning blast has but to be decided, Ehrlich stated.

Reporting by Erwin Seba; Modifying by Chris Reese