Shelter in place lifted after release at chemical plant

July 17, 2016 11:52 PM

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Shelter in place lifted after release at chemical plant

HOUSTON (AP) - Exxon Mobil says it's investigating a chemical release at its petrochemical complex in suburban Houston.

For several hours on Sunday, residents in a neighborhood in Baytown were asked by authorities to stay in their homes after the release was reported. The shelter in place was lifted by Baytown authorities later in the afternoon.

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