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An Explosive Act

May 2018 | COVER STORY

Just before Hurricane Harvey made landfall, chemical manufacturer Arkema decided to shut down its plant to brace for the storm. Arkema worked with U.S. federal and local partners to safely secure the site during the storm, demonstrating how new regulations are pushing facilities that manufacture, store, and transport chemicals in the United States to plan to handle when a worst-case scenario happens.

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