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Investigation into Houston Pellet Plant explosion points to gas buildup

May 27, 2022
By Canadian Biomass staff

A buildup of combustable gases were ignited at the dryer of the pellet plant in Houston, B.C., causing the explosion that injured four people in 2020, an investigation has found.

A WorkSafeBC report on the third-party investigation said the plant’s operating system did not provide adequate information leading up abnormal situations. The pellet plant, formerly Pinnacle Renewable Energy, is now owned by Drax.

Read more from Houston Today.



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