Tag Archives: Louisiana

Industrial firefighters extinguish large blaze at Exxon Baton Rouge (Video)

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  (WBRZ) Industrial firefighters extinguish large blaze at Exxon Baton Rouge BATON ROUGE – A large fireball erupted within the Exxon refinery in north Baton Rouge late Tuesday night, and as of 6:45 a.m. Wednesday the blaze was completely extinguished. Shortly after the fire broke out, the Baton Rouge Fire Department was on the scene, arriving just after midnight. Exxon ...

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Approximately 2,100 gallons of raw crude discharged in Louisiana marsh

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Oil spill from pipeline second from same company within a month

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(NOLA.com) About 420 gallons of crude oil spilled from a damaged disposal line Friday (Dec. 14) near Garden Island Bay at the foot of Plaquemines Parish, according to the US Coast Guard. It’s the second oil spill within a month from equipment owned by the same Texas-based company. In a news release, the Coast Court reported officials were notified just ...

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Ethylene dichloride Leak shuts down Louisiana interstate

(KATC) UPDATE: Louisiana State Police have released the name of the hazardous material leaking from an overturned 18-wheeler that shut down Interstate 10 in both directions Friday morning. Police say the truck carrying Ethylene dichloride (1, 2-trichloroethane) overturned at mile marker 117 before Henderson around 7:30 a.m. The chemical is highly toxic and flammable. I-10 is closed in both directions ...

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Authorities working to cap pipeline leak in Calcasieu Parish


HMN-Responders from Ward 8 District 2 have isolated the area as authorities work to cap a Natural Gas pipeline leak in Calcasieu Parish, LA.  KPLC reports that there is no current threat to the public, but expect to hear loud hissing noises as the pressure is bled from the line. Authorities say a natural gas leak at the intersection of ...

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Tank explosion kills 1, injures 2 others.

  HMN-A DeSoto Parish tank explosion kills one, and injures two others on Tuesday.  The cause is still under investigation according to KSLA   . DESOTO PARISH, LA (KSLA) – A contract worker died and two others were hurt in a well site explosion in DeSoto Parish. It happened at 11:46 a.m. Tuesday on Walker Road about a mile west-southwest ...

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Haz-Matters: The Louisiana State Police (LSP), Emergency Services Unit (ESU)

HMN- Today’s Haz-Matters are the troopers of The Louisiana State Police (LSP), Emergency Services Unit (ESU). We want to know about you! You can have your team, truck, or techs featured on hazmatnation.com by submitting your pictures and hazmat biography to info@hazmatnation.com The Louisiana State Police (LSP), Emergency Services Unit (ESU), is the primary agency in the state of Louisiana with both ...

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