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Flint Hills Released Benzene at Port Arthur Facility, NRC Says

March 27, 2012

Flint Hills Resources LLC released benzene and butadiene yesterday from its chemical plant in Port Arthur, Texas, according to a filing with the National Response Center.

The emission occurred at 7:59 a.m. local time and the cause was not immediately known, according to the filing.

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