Huntsman flaring due to loss of utilities

Published 5:50 pm Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The Huntsman Port Neches facility experienced a loss of utilities causing for flaring Tuesday.

Anne Knisely, corporate communications with Huntsman, said the loss of utilities happened around 4:30 p.m. and led to flaring and smoke plumes.

No injuries were reported and monitoring for environmental effects is being done.

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The community was notified of the incident via the Southeast Texas Alerting Network and regulatory agencies have been notified.