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Blast At China Chemical Plant Kills 19 People – Bloomberg

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Chinese Chemical Plant Explosion Kills at Least 19

BEIJING — At least 19 people have been killed and a dozen injured after a chemical plant exploded in southwest China, engulfing the plant in flames and throwing a thick plume of smoke into the sky.<p>The explosion erupted in an industrial park in Jiangan County, Sichuan Province, at about 6:30 p.m. on …

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Deadly fire at China chemical plant in Sichuan extinguished Thursday evening: CCTV | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - A deadly fire at a chemical plant in southwestern Sichuan province started on Thursday evening and was extinguished at 11.30 pm local time, state broadcaster China Central Television and a government statement said on Friday.<p>Reporting by Josephine Mason; Editing by Himani Sarkar

China

Germany’s BASF to Build $10 Billion Guangdong Chemical Plant

German chemicals giant BASF SE signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Monday to investigate the construction of a major chemical production …

News (China)

Fire at Mesquite chemical plant injures two, officials say

A two-alarm fire in a Mesquite chemical warehouse is being fought defensively due to sodium bromine and bromide.<p>Two workers from Fitz Industries …

Texas

Mesquite Chemical Plant Fire Forces Temporary Half-Mile Evacuation

<b>MESQUITE (CBSDFW.COM)</b> – An early morning fire at a chemical plant in Mesquite forced a half-mile evacuation zone and sent workers to the hospital.<p>It …

Dallas

Toxic gas leak, fire kill 5 workers near Iranian capital

The Iranian media say a toxic gas leak and a fire have killed five workers in two separate incidents at plants near the capital, Tehran.<p>The official …

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Nineteen killed in Chinese chemical plant blast

Nineteen people have been killed in an explosion at a chemical plant in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan, local authorities said.<p>The …

China

The EPA is making a mistake by rolling back chemical plant safety rules

Some things just aren't a hard call. Take, for example, asking chemical companies to disclose the hazardous chemicals they use, share information …

Opinion

Three Exxon Mobil Workers in Louisiana Burned by Sulfuric Acid

Three contractors at an Exxon Mobil Corp. chemical plant in Baton Rouge, La., were burned by sulfuric acid June 11.

Law

Two Men Witness a Chemical Plant on Fire Suddenly Explode

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Report: Three injured at ExxonMobil plant in Baton Rouge Monday, company officials say

Three people were injured at the ExxonMobil chemical plant in Baton Rouge on Monday morning, according to a report.

Baton Rouge

NC agency may ask judge to order chemical plant changes

North Carolina's environmental agency says it plans to ask a judge to impose tougher conditions on operations at a chemical plant that has long …

Business

Three workers burned by acid at Exxon's Baton Rouge complex

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Three contract workers were burned by sulfuric acid on Monday in the chemical plant at Exxon Mobil Corp's Baton Rouge, Louisiana, refining and petrochemical complex, a state environmental spokesman said.<p>"Three workers were injured by sulfuric acid," said Louisiana Department of …

News (U.S.)

Operator of flooded Houston-area chemical plant confirms up to 8 more containers could burn and explode

Aug. 31, 2017<p>https://apnews.com/7c7555e105d049d0ae25b4f99c9fc8f6<p>Link copied!<p>CROSBY, Texas (AP) — Operator of flooded Houston-area chemical plant confirms up to 8 more containers could burn and explode.

Extreme Weather

Houston-area officials say they have started a controlled burn at Arkema chemical plant to limit further damage

Sep. 03, 2017<p>https://apnews.com/68f4ba75530c40658bbc08f0fce52fb0<p>Link copied!<p>HOUSTON (AP) — Houston-area officials say they have started a controlled burn at Arkema chemical plant to limit further damage.

Extreme Weather

Residents near chemical plant advised to shut windows due to fire

Residents near a chemical plant have been advised to keep windows and doors shut because of ‘a lot of dust’ in the air following a significant …

Chester, UK

Fire crews dealing with blaze at Cheshire chemical plant

CHESHIRE firefighters are dealing with a massive fire at a chemical works.<p>Residents near Tata Chemicals in Works Lane, Northwich, have been advised …

Chester, UK

SNC-Lavalin gets contract to design, deliver $1.9-billion chemical plant in Oman

MONTREAL -- SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. says it has reached an agreement to design and deliver a chemical plant in Oman that will cost an estimated $1.9 …

Nuclear Energy

Alligators, fish tested for GenX far from NC chemical plant

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Scientists are expanding their search for a little-studied industrial compound by testing whether it's collecting in the …

Generation X

Alligators, fish tested for GenX far from chemical plant

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Scientists are expanding their search for a little-studied industrial compound by testing whether it’s collecting in the …

Generation X

SNC-Lavalin gets contract for $1.9-billion chemical plant in Oman

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. says it has reached an agreement to design and deliver a chemical plant in Oman that will cost an estimated $1.9 billion to build.<p>The Montreal-based engineering and construction company says it will support the program from concept development to commissioning of the plant, …

Business

Restart of operations at Freeport's Dow Chemical Plant to release carcinogens

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Flames or smoke may be visible at the Freeport-based Dow Chemical Plant over the next three weeks as officials restart the …

San Francisco Bay Area

SafeWork inspects Botany chemical plant after employees locked out

It said it was being helped by a number of people who were involved in the construction and commissioning of Ixom’s Chloralkali plants.<p>Loading<p>The …

Employment

Texas chemical plant failed to take necessary precautions despite warnings, investigators find

Independent agency delivers crucial report as Trump seeks to gut chemical safety regulations.<p>After reviewing the handling of a crisis at a chemical …

Extreme Weather

Agency: Texas chemical plant unprepared for Harvey floods

The federal agency that investigates industrial accidents offered muted criticism Thursday of the Houston-area chemical plant that flooded during Hurricane Harvey and partially exploded.<p>Crews for Arkema Inc. worked "to the best of their ability" to keep equipment that cooled and stabilized its …

Business

Agency: Texas Chemical Plant Lacked Plan For Harvey Floods

<b>DALLAS (AP)</b> — The federal agency that investigates industrial accidents is offering muted criticism of the Houston-area chemical plant that flooded …

Extreme Weather

Safety board: Standards too weak at Texas chemical plant that exploded during Harvey

An investigation into the explosion of a chemical plant during Hurricane Harvey last summer found that safety plans failed on all counts and the …

Extreme Weather

Chemical safety board faults Texas chemical plant that exploded during Hurricane Harvey

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board said Thursday that the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas was poorly prepared to defend itself from explosions at …

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