A flooded chemical plant near Houston that was left without power was rocked by two explosions early Thursday – unleashing noxious fumes that sent a police deputy to the hospital, officials said. Arkema Inc. reported that the Harris County officials notified it about the blasts, which sent black smoke spewing from the plant in Crosby,...
alx chemical, inc.
47 orchard street
massapequa, new york, 11758
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JANUARY 09, 2013
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REGISTERED AGENT REVOKED
NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC BUSINESS CORPORATION
2013 - ALX CHEMICAL, INC.
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- 2 explosions reported at flooded Texas chemical plant
By Yaron Steinbuch - Thursday Aug 31, 2017
- The Latest: New small blasts heard at flooded chemical plant
Friday Sep 1, 2017
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a Houston-area chemical plant that lost power when it was swamped by Harvey's floods, making it impossible to cool combustible chemicals (all times local):___10 a.m.Authorities say they heard additional small blasts at the flooded chemical plant near Houston where 2 tons of corrosive chemicals burned.Harris County Fire Marshal spokeswoman Rachel K. Moreno says the blasts were heard about 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Arkema Inc. plant but no fire or smoke was seen. She says sheriff's deputies flew over the plant Friday morning, but she doesn't know what they observed.
- Blaze at Texas chemical plant out after explosions, more possible
By Associated Press - Friday Sep 1, 2017
An official says the fire is out at a chemical plant near Houston but they are monitoring the site for more blazes. Explosions and fires rocked the flood-crippled Arkema Inc. plant in Crosby early Thursday. The plant’s owners warned more explosions could follow because a loss of refrigeration was causing chemicals stored there to degrade...
- Authorities begin controlled burn at Houston chemical plant
By Emily Saul - Sunday Sep 3, 2017
Authorities have started a controlled burn of remaining containers of highly unstable chemicals at a flooded Houston-area chemical plant following explosions last week. Six trailers of volatile compounds that remain underwater at the Arkema Inc. Plant in Crosby, Texas will be disposed of, the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office said in a statement Sunday. The...
- Fresh fire erupts at flooded Texas chemical plant
By Danika Fears - Friday Sep 1, 2017
Video shows a raging fire at the Texas chemical plant where two explosions occurred earlier this week. The massive fire at the Arkema Inc. plant in Crosby spit thick black smoke into the air Friday evening — one day after a container of organic peroxides exploded at the facility. An Arkema executive had warned that...
- Texas chemical plant poised to explode amid Harvey flooding
By EMILY SCHMALL and REESE DUNKLIN, Associated Press - Thursday Aug 31, 2017
DALLAS (AP) — A flooded chemical plant in a small town outside of Houston is poised to explode, a spokeswoman for the French company that owns the plant says, though the timing and the extent of the danger are not clear.The Arkema Inc. plant in Crosby, Texas, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of Houston, lost power and its backup generators amid Harvey's dayslong deluge, leaving it without refrigeration for chemicals that become volatile as the temperature rises."The fire will happen. It will resemble a gasoline fire. It will be explosive and intense in nature," spokeswoman Janet Smith told The Associated Press late Wednesday.There was "no way to prevent" the explosion, chief executive Rich Rowe said earlier Wednesday.