Texas-based TPC Group Pleads Guilty to Clean Air Act Violation After 2019 Explosion, Set to Pay $30M Settlement

Port Arthur, Texas – TPC Group has pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Air Act in connection with a 2019 explosion that caused over $153 million in damages to homes and businesses. As a result of the guilty plea, the company will pay over $30 million. The U.S. Department of Justice launched a criminal investigation into the explosion in August 2023. The incident, which occurred in 2019, led to extensive damage in the area and …

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