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Light at the end of the tunnel

BNSF Railway, the Port of Beaumont, Southeast Texas Economic Development Foundation (SETEDF) and Trans-Global Solutions Inc. (TGS) teamed up to help rebuild homes in Jefferson, Orange and Hardin counties affected by Hurricane Harvey. The initiative took place Wednesday, May 2, when almost 150 volunteers put up sheetrock, and delivered food and water to homes affected by the storm. The water was provided by TGS and the food was provided by SETEDF.

DowDuPont to invest $100 million in Sabine River Works plant

DowDuPont is growing its business in Orange County. The merger of Dow and DuPont on Sept. 1, 2017, resulted in a combined market capitalization of approximately $130 billion, making DowDuPont the world’s largest chemical company, according to CNN. The DowDuPont merger was designed to split into three new, publicly traded companies in 2019 — an agriculture company (Corteva Agriscience), a material sciences company (DuPont) and a specialty products company (Dow).