Total Reports Flaring at Port Arthur, Texas, Refinery

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Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA reported flaring of gas emissions at its refinery in Port Arthur, Texas.

In a statement to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the refinery said the flaring was caused by process gases entering the site's flare gas recovery system.

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The emissions of sulfur dioxide happened Saturday night, Total said, and lasted three hours.

The 225,000-barrel-a-day refinery is located east of Houston.

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August 07, 2017 11:47 ET (15:47 GMT)