24 July 2012 00:24 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Ascend Performance Materials would not comment on Monday about a propylene emission reported at a plant near Houston in Texas.
About 100 lbs (45kg) of propylene was released to the atmosphere on Saturday at the Chocolate Bayou Plant, Ascend said in a regulatory report filed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).
Ascend officials would not comment on the incident.
Plant personnel contained and remedied the issue within an hour.
Ascend uses propylene to make ACN at the Chocolate Bayou Plant, south of Houston.
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