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Posts published in “Day: January 13, 2016

Dog Park opens in City of Galena Park

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The City of Galena Park Dog Park was officially opened this past Saturday morning, Jan. 9th. This was made possible by the city’s Parks and Recreation department and volunteers from LyondellBassell. Pictured at the dedication are Parks & Recreation Director Ernesto Paredes, Olivia Paredes, Councilpersons Cruz Hinojosa, Marisela Serna, Juan Flores, and representatives of LyondellBasell. The dog park is open to the public daily, on Keene Street.

SunEdison chemical plant planning on shut-down


GALENA PARK – At the CIP meeting held last week at the Baggett Center, attendees learned about Environmental Controls at a typical Gulf Coast refinery or plant.

They also heard from a representative of SunEdison Pasadena, Erik Pitoniak, that his company was “starting the process of de-inventorying the facility” with the goal of shutting down now, and able to restart in the future. Pitoniak indicated that long term plans were being evaluated.

Other speakers, who detailed steps in their environmental programs, included Roel Munoz of LyondellBasell, and Tony Bundick of Kinder Morgan. A plant safety program was presented by a representative from Shell Lubricants. Shell has 180 employees at their facility on Clinton Drive in Galena Park.

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo 2016 Performers

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March 1 — The Band Perry

March 2 — Chris Young

March 3 — Jason Aldean

March 4 — Jason Derulo

March 5 — Cole Swindell

March 6 — Shawn Mendes

March 7 — Miranda Lambert

March 8 — Pitbull

March 9 — Brett Eldredge

March 10 — Luke Bryan

March 11 — Darius Rucker

March 12 — Billy Currington

March 13 — Los Huracanes del Norte

March 14 — Kenny Chesney

March 15 — Kid Rock

March 16 — Jake Owen

March 17 — Florida Georgia Line

March 18 — Little Big Town

March 19 — Brad Paisley

March 20 — Keith Urban