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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Tpc Fined $30 Million for Port Neches Explosion in Settlement

BEAUMONT, Texas – The Texas-based company TPC Group has agreed to pay a $30 million penalty for the 2019 explosion at its chemical plant in Port Neches, Texas. The announcement comes after investigations into the incident that caused large-scale damage and forced thousands of residents to evacuate their homes. The explosion, which occurred on Thanksgiving Day in November 2019, led to the release of harmful chemicals into the air and caused extensive destruction in the …

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