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    16 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Three months since Geismar residents voiced their opposition to a proposed Ascension Parish sewage treatment plant in their area, parish government officials said Wednesday they have not had success in finding a cost-effective replacement location. The lack of a location presents a major stumbling block for the parish to close on a $60 million low-interest loan for a parishwide sewer system.

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  2. Woman pleads no contest in accident that killed 2 childrenRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... maximum fine of $175, plus court costs. Nine-year-old Sarai Lanus and her brother, 6-year-old Daylon Lanus, both of Geismar, died when Taylor's car ran off the road and plowed into them, their father and two other adults June 24.

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  3. 2 children dead after being struck by SUV while fishingRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Two young children died Tuesday afternoon after an SUV slammed into them and three adults on a family fishing outing at a roadside bayou - despite the best efforts of doctors, nurses and others who stopped to help. David Lanus Jr., 6, and his 9-year-old sister, Faria Lanus, of Geismar, died along the western bank of the bayou that runs along Bluff Road, and their father, David Lanus Sr., 30, and two family friends suffered moderate injuries, said Trooper First Class Jared Sandifer, a State Police spokesman.

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    Yesterday | The Advocate

    ... two children were killed," Lambert said. Sarai "Ladybug" Lanus, 9, and her brother, Daylon "Duce" Lanus, 6, both of Geismar, died when Taylor's sport utility vehicle ran off the road and plowed into them, their father and two other adults June 24. ...

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  5. Why Andreas Halvorsen and Ray Dalio are buying this Fertilizer companyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | GuruFocus.com

    ... North Carolina. The company also have four phosphate feed plants in the United States and produce phosphoric acid at Geismar, Louisiana facility. The company is attracting quite a bit of investor attention off late. Last quarter, billionaire ...

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    Sunday Mar 8 | The Times-Picayune

    On March 7 a 7:40 p.m., a Toyota Corolla and a Peterbilt 18-wheeler delivery trick for OxyChem in Geismar were involved in an accident.

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  7. BASF Expands Capacity for Specialty Amines at Verbund Site in LudwigshafenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Coatings World

    ... worldwide amine production network with plants in Ludwigshafen and Schwarzheide, Germany, in Antwerp, Belgium, in Geismar, Louisiana and in Nanjing, China. "This investment will allow us to meet the growing demand that our European customers have ...

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  8. LSU freshman pitchers Doug Norman and Austin Bain key 7-1 win over GramblingRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Advocate

    ... Norman was only at 55 pitches, Mainieri went to the bullpen in the top of the fifth inning, bringing in Bain. The Geismar native was electric for two innings, allowing no hits and striking out three. He threw a mere 26 pitches. "I feel like I'm ...

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  9. Behind Doug Normana s strongest outing of the season, LSU beats Grambling 7-1Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Advocate

    ... right-hander continued to pound the strike zone on Wednesday, throwing 38 of his 55 total pitches for strikes. The Geismar, Louisiana, native was unhittable against Grambling, tossing two perfect innings and recording three strikeouts. Of his 26 ...

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  10. BASF Expands Its Capacity For Specialty Amines At Its Verbund Site In LudwigshafenRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | BioSpace

    ... worldwide amine production network with plants in Ludwigshafen and Schwarzheide, Germany, in Antwerp, Belgium, in Geismar, Louisiana and in Nanjing, China. "This investment will allow us to meet the growing demand that our European customers have ...

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  11. BASF Raises Prices for Formic Acid in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Coatings World

    ... s integrated Verbund sites in Ludwigshafen, Germany, and Nanjing, China. Another formic acid plant at BASF's site in Geismar, Louisiana, is currently under construction.

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  12. BASF Raises Prices on Formic Acid in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | HAPPI/Household & PP Industry

    ... s integrated Verbund sites in Ludwigshafen, Germany, and Nanjing, China. Another formic acid plant at BASF's site in Geismar, Louisiana, is currently under construction.

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  13. PotashCorp donates $50,000 to LSU AgCenter livestock programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Participating in the presentation of a check for $50,000 from PotashCorp, of Geismar, Louisiana, to the LSU AgCenter's youth livestock program are, from left, Mark Tassin, AgCenter associate vice chancellor for youth programs; LSU Vice President for Agriculture Bill Richardson; Vickie Hutchinson and Randa Bordelon, AgCenter development officers; Misty Bonfanti and Garry Hiebert of PotashCorp human resources; Phil Elzer, AgCenter associate vice chancellor for animal programs. News Release Distributed 02/20/15 BATON ROUGE, La.

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  14. StoneAge releases cutting-edge AutoBoxa flex lancing system for heat...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... and has allowed us to become 100% automated," stated Mark Blanchard, Owner of Waterworks Industrial Services in Geismar, LA. Waterworks specializes in exchanger, tank, and pipe cleaning and has been proactively adopting automated technologies since ...

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  15. Geismar man accused of running over woman who fell off bicycle after Spanish Town ParadeRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... at a nearby hospital, but she did not suffer life-threatening injuries, the report says. Hamilton, 37313 La. 74, Geismar, was booked Saturday into Parish Prison on counts of first-offense DWI, reckless operation, vehicular negligent injuring and ...

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  16. Man accused of running over woman who fell off bicycle after Spanish Town ParadeRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... at a nearby hospital, but she did not suffer life-threatening injuries, the report says. Hamilton, 37313 La. 74, Geismar, was booked Saturday into Parish Prison on counts of first-offense DWI, reckless operation, vehicular negligent injuring and ...

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  17. Williams restarts ethylene production at Geismar plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Plastics News

    Williams Cos. Inc. has restarted production of plastic feedstock ethylene at a plant in Geismar, La., that was the site of a fatal explosion less than two years ago.

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  18. Tulsa-based Williams Partners has restarted Geismar plant damaged in 2013 explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    A Geismar, Louisiana chemical plant which was nearly destroyed in a deadly June 2013 explosion and fire is rebuilt and producing ethylene for sale, Tulsa-based Williams Partners announced Tuesday. The new production comes after several delays while Williams worked at rebuilding and expanding the Geismar plant.

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  19. Barge cleaning facility proposed for Baton Rouge riverbank raises questions for residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... up to 20 tons per year of volatile organic compounds or VOCs. For some context, the fatal June 2013 explosion of a Geismar plant and a 2012 benzene leak at ExxonMobil's Baton Rouge facility each released about 15.5 tons of VOCs into the air as a ...

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  20. Williams Olefins, site of 2013 Geismar plant explosion, to restart ethylene manufacturingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Company officials initially expected to restart operations several weeks ago, but ran into an unexpected delay because a heat exchanger needed more cleaning and maintenance. That work is now done, and the company expects to begin manufacturing ethylene for sale this month.

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