The fire department in Crosby, Texas, said the area around the Arkema SA manufacturing site is safe after the company burnt stored organic peroxides in a “controlled ignition,” according to a company statement.
Authorities have established a 1.5-mile radius around the plant and blocked access.
The threat of additional explosions remains.
More than 60 safety and health hazards were discovered at a Carthage, New York, paperboard mill after a complaint spurred an OSHA inspection...
The first supporting units have been brought back online.
A spokesman for the refinery said that after the fire had been mastered, engineers flared off stocks of gas as part of the shutdown.
The ruling is a key public-relations victory for the auto maker after it paid more than $1 billion to settle related claims and a criminal probe.