Tag Archives: Texas

Large Fire Reported At Valero Energy’s Port Arthur Refinery

Large fire reported at Valero Energy’s Port Arthur refinery The fire was reported around noon at the 335,000 barrels a day refinery Valero shutdown the refinery nearly three weeks ago in preparation for Hurricane Harvey It is unknown if the fire was caused by restarting the refinery or as a result from Harvey No injuries were reported but residents in ...

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Did President Donald Trump Really Just Refer To Hurricane Harvey As A “Wonderful Thing”

During his second trip to Texas President Donald Trump referred to Hurricane Harvey as a “wonderful thing” Trump made the comment to reporters after helping pass out supplies to victims of Harvey The President received backlash after going to Texas and not meeting with any victims just days ago Some also claimed Trump was trying to promote hats that his ...

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What Exactly Did Former President Barack Obama Do For Hurricane Katrina Victims

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey many are asking where exactly former President Barack Obama was during Hurricane Katrina Social media posts have claimed that Obama did little to nothing for the victims of Katrina Katrina occurred in 2005 roughly three years before Obama began his presidency There are questions where President Donald Trump’s $1 million donation will be coming ...

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Veteran “Chef Roni” Brings Her Emergency Kitchen To Texas

Veteran “Chef Roni” has decided to bring her emergency kitchen to Texas to help with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey Some may remember Chef Roni from a VeteransRespond team that went to Standing Rock Chef Roni setup a Fundrazr that has so far brought in over $3,000 of her $3,500 goal It is her hope that her emergency kitchen will ...

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President Trump’s Border Wall Threatens National Butterfly Center And The Rio Grande Valley

President Donald Trump’s “impenetrable” border wall threatens the National Butterfly Center and the Rio Grande Valley Director of the National Butterfly Center Marianna Treviño-Wright says she found workers clearing and cutting down trees on July 20 Concerns grow that the wall will disturb already-imperil animal migration at the Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge Mayor of Mission, Texas Mayor Norberto “Beto” Salinas claims the wall ...

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Longhorn Pipeline Spills 50,000 Gallons Of Oil In Bastrop County Texas

Longhorn Pipeline spilled 50,000 gallons of crude oil in Bastrop County, Texas early Thursday morning The spill occurred just before 9:00 am while a maintenance tasks were being performed Residents within a one-mile radius of the spill were evacuated and those within a two-mile radius were asked to stay in their homes The Longhorn Pipeline is owned by Magellan Midstream ...

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No Arrests Made After John Hernandez Killed By A Harris County Sheriff Deputy’s Husband Terry Thompson

No arrests made after John Hernandez killed by Harris County Sheriff Deputy’s Chauna Thompson’s husband Terry Thompson Terry Thompson confronted 24-year-old John Hernandez after witnessing him urinating in a Denny’s parking lot Video of the incident shows Deputy Thompson pinning Hernandez’s arm as her husband held him in a chokehold No arrests have been made for Hernandez’s homicide Outrage in ...

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