Brian Johns suffered chemical burns over 65 percent of his body in a Deer Park plant explosion. A representative of his company, a subsidiary of Dow Chemical, tried to tell doctors Johns had just encountered some really hot water.
If you've never heard of Diane Wilson, you've probably heard about the environmentalist who poured Karo syrup on herself on the steps of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., to protest the BP oil spill. (That was Wilson.) Or about the one who chained herself to the Dow Chemical tower in 2002, ... More >>
An oddly tame adaptation of The Rum Diary.
The Yes Men take on companies using their own tools.
"Found Materials" offer more than meets the eye at HCCC
Artists take on corporations and the government in "Thought Crimes"
A picture of our opinions on local exhibitions
Texas City petrochemical giants scramble to discover who released their secrets
Petrochemical plants and refineries are the lifeblood of Texas City's economy. But for Hester Joiner and her neighbors, all they've provided are foul odors, property damage and mysterious ailments.
Diane Wilson asked only that her home bay be allowed to live. She says she was told no. So she went to war.