Explosion, gas leak near Boca Chica Beach
Authorities are still working to close a massive gas leak near Boca Chica Beach.
Brownsville Fire Department Chief Lenny Perez told Action 4 News that the incident happened off State Highway 4 towards the beach on Thursday afternoon.
A massive gas leak = massive amounts of methane, which is a GHG that is 25 times more powerful than CO2, escaping into our atmosphere.
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Gas rig in Texas, oil in the Gulf…I guess it's another one of those "rare" weeks.