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Not that there should be tighter oversight of the Louisiana chemical industry or anything, but there were fatal blasts at two different Louisiana chemical plants last week.
The blast happened at 8:37 a.m Thursday morning in an industrial area of Geismar at a chemical plant that produces ethylene and propylene.
Federal investigators are expected in south Louisiana over the weekend at the site of an explosion that killed one worker a chemical plant in Donaldsville, La.
Sean Dowdell, a steel worker who fell 25 feet when a scaffolding collapsed under him on a job in Long Island City in February 2012, had to have a leg amputated below the knee.
A Williams Olefins plant manager said Friday company officials had "absolutely no idea" how long it will take to get the Geismar chemical plant running, while authorities investigate the cause of a massive Thursday explosion that killed two and injured more than 100.
It is tragic that Syria has used chemical weapons on its people and intervention by the US may be the right thing to do.
An explosion near a Leoni Township oil well site that left one man critically injured was "horrific" but a rare occurrence, said State Rep. Earl Poleski, R-Spring Arbor Township.
An explosion reportedly heard across Palmyra injured a contractor who had been cleaning an empty fuel tank at a borough gas station.
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The state budget approved by the Legislature on Friday includes new fees on oil refineries to fund at least 15 new inspectors in the Division of Occupational Safety and Health, also known as Cal-OSHA.