In bid to speed up EPA, Pruitt takes on entrenched air pollution system

Lining the 50-mile long Houston Ship Channel is a network of chemical plants, oil refineries and other industrial facilities so vast that the city’s business leaders like to refer to it as the “petrochemical capital of the world.” But the area also has some of the worst air quality in the country, drawing tough federal regulations that slow the development of new industrial projects.

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Source: Houston Chronicle

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