Month: April 2011

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  • April
    19 2011

    Houston Area Passenger Dies after Rollover Wreck

    On April 18, 2009, sources say a Houston area driver has been charged with intoxicated manslaughter following a rollover collision that killed his passenger. Harris County authorities said the passenger was trapped underneath the car after it flipped over on the 17800 block of the North Freeway. Reportedly, the passenger died at the scene.

  • April
    06 2011

    Southlake Texas Residents Voice Fracking Concerns

    Hydraulic fracking is a process used by oil and natural gas companies to drill for fossil fuels more efficiently. Some sources believe the hydraulic fracking process is linked to Texas water supply contamination and recent Texas earth quakes. Reportedly, the residents of Southlake, Texas have taken notice of XTO Energy's two drilling applications and the […]

  • April
    02 2011

    KMTEX Plant Explosion in Port Arthur, Texas

    On March 15, 2011, an explosion and fire occurred at the KMTEX plant in Port Arthur, Texas. The KMTEX plant is newar the Intracoastal Canal Bridge to the Sabine Pass. According to the KMTEX’s website, the company processes petrochemicals, specialty chemicals, oleochemicals, agricultural chemicals and food-grade chemicals. According to reports, one person was killed and […]