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Reuters: Louisiana refineries averaged an upset a day in 2010: study

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Louisiana's 17 crude oil refineries averaged nearly a malfunction a day in 2010, according to a study by the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, an environmental justice organization.


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The Advocate (Baton Rouge): Group: La. refineries average accident a day

By Amy Wold, Advocate staff writer

Louisiana refineries averaged about one accident a day during 2010, a report Monday from the Louisiana Bucket Brigade shows.


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Bloomberg: Louisiana Refineries Had Nearly an Accident a Day, Watchdog Says

By Aaron Clark

Nov. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Louisiana refineries averaged almost an accident a day last year, according to a report from the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, an environmental health and justice nonprofit organization.


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WDSU: Chemical Leak At Chalmette Refining Causes Health Problems; Company Required To Report Incidents Involving Chemicals, Officials Say

NEW ORLEANS -- A chemical leak at Chalmette Refining in Algiers is causing health problems, residents said.

Resident Stefan Magee said he was watching television Monday night when he became short of breath.


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WWLTV: Refinery chemical discharge not harmful say state officials, yet concerns persist

Maya Rodriguez / Eyewitness News

CHALMETTE, La.-- Operations appeared to be back to normal at Chalmette Refining on Tuesday, after a chemical discharge the night before. People living across the Mississippi River in Algiers described the smell as a foul odor.


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