Industrial Safety / Manufacturing News

Dow Chemical plant explosion in Louisiana rattles windows, but no injuries

By the Advocate (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

Nov 04, 2019

A tank at a glycol processing unit at Dow Chemical's plant in Iberville Parish exploded with a loud boom Sunday morning, shaking homes and rattling windows in nearby Plaquemine but causing no injuries, officials said.

The company said crews stabilized the tank, or vessel, shortly after it burst. The cause of the explosion was still being reviewed Sunday evening, company officials said.

Read the full story, "Dow Chemical plant explosion in Plaquemine rattles windows, shakes homes but no injuries," at theadvocate.com. 

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