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July 21, 2021
Harris County Attorney Christian D. Menefee’s Statement on La Porte Chemical Incident

Houston, Texas (July 14, 2021) - Harris County Attorney Christian D. Menefee gave the following statement regarding the chemical incident Wednesday at the Dow Chemical facility at 13300 Bay Area Boulevard.

“My office is aware of the ongoing chemical incident in La Porte. We’re in communication with Harris County’s Pollution Control Services Department, who is on scene and investigating the issues. We’re considering all legal options to keep Harris County residents safe."

About the Harris County Attorney’s Office 
Christian D. Menefee serves as the Harris County Attorney, the County's chief civil lawyer. The Harris County Attorney's Office is committed to protecting and proactively advocating for the interests of Harris County residents and government through the civil justice system. Menefee continues to be a voice for the people, standing up for vulnerable communities and using civil actions to ensure our rights are protected and expanded.