2 years after ITC fire, leaders speak on environmental effects

HARC in the News


By Erica Simon, ABC13

t has been 22 months since the days-long inferno at the ITC Deer Park facility that burned tanks holding gasoline components and drove away nearby residents.

Since the March 2019 disaster, Harris County leaders have kept a close eye on the overall environmental

impacts that came from those memorable days.


Clean air, water and a clean environment are human rights. And we will act and are acting accordingly to protect that right.

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo