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Implosion brings down 475-foot chimney in Pasadena (video)

PASADENA, Texas — An implosion has brought down a 475-foot chimney at a former electric generation plant near Houston.

The controlled blast happened Sunday in Pasadena in an area close to the Houston Ship Channel.

Officials say a decommissioned power production building was also demolished at the former AES Deepwater Plant.

Environmental officials have said hazardous materials were removed from the site prior to the demolition.

In related news, Explosion razes waste disposal facility near Alexander.


This article was from The Associated Press and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network.

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