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Chemical blasts spur questions about Southern petrochemical corridor

Donaldsonville explosion: With Southern industrial boom come dangers (via The Christian Science Monitor) Back-to-back explosions at chemical plants only miles apart along the Mississippi River have given pause to those who live in the shadows of America’s dirtiest industries. On Thursday, an explosion at a chemical plant in Geismar, La.,…

One dead, one injured in German chemical plant blast: police

An explosion at a German chemical plant killed one person Saturday and left another injured, rescuers and industrial park administrators said. The explosion of a tank at the Evonik Degussa plant in the western town of Marl sent black smoke billowing over the town, and residents were warned to stay indoors, with their windows…

Thousands evacuated after China chemical plant blast

BEIJING — Around 6,000 people were evacuated Thursday after an explosion at a chemical plant near the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, state media reported. The accident occurred early afternoon at the Futian Chemical Company in Panyu district, Xinhua news agency said, quoting the local government. Residents were evacuated after…

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