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  1. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Advocate

    ... Occidental officials told him that they were having a hard time finding enough brine for their plants in Taft and Geismar. The brine from salt dome caverns is important for Occidental and other chemical manufacturers because the salt supplies ...

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  2. Sprint Food StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | CSP

    ... for success comes down to "great customer service and delicious food," said Gay Simpson with Dutchtown Tiger Mart, Geismar, La. While retailers are extremely optimistic about their own business prospects in the second quarter, they are slightly less ...

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  3. LSU freshman pitcher Austin Bain is right where he always wanted to beRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Advocate

    ... series at Georgia - a three-game set beginning at 6 p.m. Friday at cozy Foley Field. He's a local product - from Geismar and born in Baton Rouge - who has, in some ways, surprisingly overcome a host of highly touted out-of-state pitchers in LSU's ...

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  4. Flood watch extended for some River parishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Livingston, Iberville, Assumption and Ascension parishes. Other areas that may experience flooding include Gonzales, Geismar, Plaquemine, Napoleonville, St. Gabriel, Gramercy, Lutcher, White Castle, Sorrento, French Settlement, Port Vincent, ...

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  5. Community News, April 10, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by TY FOWLER -- Ascension Parish NAACP -- The Ascension Parish Branch of the NAACP held its annual scholarship fundraiser banquet March 28 at the First Pilgrim Calvary Baptist Church in Geismar. Shown are, from left, Sarah Holliday-James, Ty Fowle, Tyler Turner, Sylvia Taylor Dunn, Judge Jessie Leblanc, Mary Riley and Judge Jason Verdigets.

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  6. Best Russell 1000 Basic Materials Stocks According To Buffett Principles: A Look At Westlake ChemicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Seeking Alpha

    ... over the past several years, which include the ethylene and PVC expansions, the completion of our new world-scale Geismar, Louisiana chlor-alkali plant, the acquisitions of Vinnolit, our specialty PVC resins business, and our North American ...

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  7. Fire-damaged Geismar biorefinery to reopen by AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Company officials say the fire-damaged Renewable Energy Group biorefinery in Geismar will take two to four months to get back into service. The facility, which makes diesel from animal fat, was closed after an April 2 fire.

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  8. Renewable hopes to reopen fire-damaged Geismar biorefinery by AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Advocate

    It will take two to four months for Renewable Energy Group to return its Geismar biorefinery back into service, the company said Tuesday. The facility was closed as the result of an April 2 fire .

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  9. Louisiana REG Plant UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Domestic Fuel

    In case you missed it - all the audio and photos from the 20th National Ethanol Conference can be found here in one place Damage to the Renewable Energy Group Geismar, Louisiana biorefinery from an April 2 fire will take 2-4 months to repair, according to the company. "While preliminary damage assessments are still ongoing, the damage appears to be contained to a limited area of the production facility," REG reports in an update this week.

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  10. Renewable Energy Group plant in Geismar will take 2 to 4 months to restart following fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | NOLA.com

    The damage from a fire last week at the Renewable Energy Group diesel production plant in Geismar was contained to a "limited area," the company said Tuesday. Two employees were injured in the fire .

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  11. Burn center: men burned in plant fire to be home for EasterRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 4 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Baton Rouge General's Regional Burn Center says two men burned in a fire at a biodiesel refinery in Geismar are getting home for Easter. Dr. Tracee Short identifies them in a news release Saturday only as 39-year-old Ben, who was being released Saturday, and 57-year-old Brandon, who was to be released Sunday.

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  12. Geismar plant fire victims to return home for the Easter holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    The two burn victims were transported to the Baton Rouge General's Regional Burn Center Mid City campus. They were told this morning that they would be able to return home and spend the Easter holiday with their family.

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  13. caused a fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | The Advocate

    ... other with moderate injuries, in a fire Thursday night at the Renewable Energy Group bio-fuels plant off La. 30 in Geismar. Lt. J.B. Slaton, a spokesman for Louisiana State Police, said a seal on a hydraulic pump went out and sparked the fire around ...

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  14. Mt. Carmel vs. Dutchtown softball: Live updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | The Times-Picayune

    The Times-Picayune reporter Sam Spiegelman as he reports live from Geismar as the Dutchtown and Mt. Carmel softball teams play a non-district game Saturday afternoon.

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  15. Two injured workers from Geismar plant fire improved to good condition on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Advocate

    Two employees of Renewable Energy Group injured during a fire at a Geismar plant Thursday evening had their conditions improve from fair to good Friday afternoon, according to hospital officials. The fire started around 7 p.m. Thursday after a seal on a hydraulic pump failed, sparking a fire that was put out about an hour later.

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  16. Burn center reports injured plant workers listed in fair conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | CBS 3 Springfield

    The Baton Rouge General Burn Center reported the two patients it is caring for from the fire at a chemical plant in Geismar were both listed in fair condition as of early Friday morning. "Baton Rouge General's hearts go out to the victims, families and friends associated with last night's tragic fire in Geismar," Nicole Kleinpeter, Baton Rouge General vice president, corporate communications, said in a written release.

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  17. Injuries in Geismar plant fire at Renewable Energy Group are non-life threateningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | NOLA.com

    The two people injured in a plant fire at a Renewable Energy Group facility in Geismar on Thursday evening are expected to survive, state police said. The fire, which the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said was reported at about 6:30 p.m., is believed to have been caused when a seal in a hydraulic pipe went out, Louisiana State Police spokesman Lt.

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  18. jb slaton.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Times-Picayune

    Lt. J.B. Slaton of Louisiana State Police said the injuries reported in a plant fire in Geismar were non-life threatening.

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  19. Plant fire at REG in Geismar has been containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    There is a plant fire at the Renewable Energy Group off Highway 30 in Geismar, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office. The fire was reported shortly after 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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  20. Geismar plant fire injures 2 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... INJURED IN A PLANT FIRE IN ASCENSION PARISH. IT HAPPENED SHORTLY AFTER 6:30 TONIGHT AT RENEWABLE ENERGY GROUP IN GEISMAR. THAT IS LOCATED JUST OFF HIGHWAY 30. THOSE TWO PEOPLE ARE AT THE HOSPITAL. THE EXTENT OF THEIR INJURIES HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED. ...

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