Harris County Precinct 1 deputy constables found another barrel of the dangerous chemical on Bauer Road on Tuesday. Crews had to dress in hazmat suits to take it away.
HAPPENING NOW: @Pct1Constable environmental crimes investigators on Haz Mat scene. Two barrels found. Label indicates sulfuric acid. Scene is secure and investigation underway. 17400 blk. Tidewater Cypress. Location is < 2 mi from where other barrels were found this week.#hounews pic.twitter.com/XRsJww4sHl— Constable Alan Rosen Harris County Pct. 1 (@Pct1Constable) July 27, 2019
On Monday, Precinct 4 deputy constables found eight barrels containing more than 200 gallons of the acid on another part of Bauer Road. Deputies shut down the area for more than an hour to clean it up.
UPDATE: SCENE CLEARED— Mark Herman, Harris County Constable Precinct 4 (@Pct4Constable) July 22, 2019
CONSTABLE DEPUTIES HAVE CLEARED THE SCENE IN THE 16500 BLOCK OF BAUER ROAD. NORTH BOUND LANE OF BAUER LANE HAS REOPENED! BARRELS HAVE BEEN REMOVED. https://t.co/ZacgeXAGIH
If you have any information on the barrels, you're asked to contact the Precinct 1 illegal dumping hotline at 832-927-1567.