Dow says no accidents at web site of explosion in Louisiana


No accidents are being reported after an explosion shook a Dow chemical plant in Louisiana.

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Dow Louisiana Operations mentioned in a Fb submit “vessel” had ruptured at its facility close to Plaquemine on Sunday morning. The corporate mentioned there have been no accidents on the location.

Different particulars weren’t instantly launched.

The corporate mentioned it’s conducting air monitoring and that there seems to be no off-site influence aside from a loud noise heard close by.

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Officers from Iberville Parish Council mentioned by way of Fb that they’re in “fixed contact” with Dow and that there is no such thing as a quick hazard to the general public.

Dow Louisiana Operations describes itself as a 1,500-acre built-in manufacturing facility. The positioning, along with brine operations in Grand Bayou, contains considered one of Louisiana’s largest petrochemical services.

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