- Water pours from casino ceilings as Las Vegas hit with more flooding
- Rain pours into some Las Vegas casinos and floods streets in wettest monsoon season in decade
- 320-acre wildfire in Bastrop County now 10% contained
- Pender County wildfire spans 1,230 acres, 25% contained
- Pender County wildfire remains 25% contained
After Hurricane Harvey drenched the Texas coast in 2017, rising water wasn’t the only danger to folks in the path of the storm. As a hub for industries like petroleum refining and chemical manufacturing, Harvey also increased the risk of pollution by toxic materials. Now, the results of a new study are helping scientists better understand the extent to which Harvey exposed people to hazardous chemicals.