Rubbertown Plant Reports Second Chemical Release in Two Weeks

Around 5:00 in the morning, American Synthetic Rubber reported a toluene release at its Rubbertown plant—the second one at the plant in two weeks. Toluene is a sweet-smelling, colorless solvent. It’s used to make rubber, and can be dangerous if inhaled in large quantities. The release was minor, and it was classified as a level… Continue reading Rubbertown Plant Reports Second Chemical Release in Two Weeks