Texas sets date for Union Pacific to clean up Fifth Ward site

Union Pacific has now until August 31, 2020 to collect additional environmental data and come up with a cleanup plan. The railroad company will also be required to provide interim reports in the spring and summer, throughout their data-collection process.  

Harris County looks into cancer cluster in Fifth Ward

Harris County Attorney's Office will now hire an expert to investigate which pollutants are to blame for the uptick. The property was bought over by Union Pacific, which means the railroad company will be the ones liable if prosecutors decide to take legal action.