Shelter in place order for Geismar (sulfuric acid leak) < UPDATE: It is lifted

WBRZ – Shelter in place order issued after sulfuric acid leak at Geismar plant

GEISMAR – Residents in Iberville Parish have been told to shelter in place until further notice after a sulfuric acid leak at the Honeywell plant.

Contrary to other reports, News 2 confirmed that the shelter in place order HAS NOT been extended into Ascension Parish. . .

UPDATEThe Advocate Shelter in place lifted after leak reported from Honeywell plant in Geismar

MAP (it’s above Donaldsoneville)

Earlier stories on Geismar explosions etc.
Note: Honeywell is a major user or radioactive components. radY42

WEATHER UPDATES are on NEXT POST

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16 thoughts on “Shelter in place order for Geismar (sulfuric acid leak) < UPDATE: It is lifted

  1. Shelter in place lifted after leak reported from Honeywell plant in Geismar
    AUG 13, 2016
    Spray water on it to suppress it.
    “We’ve knocked the cloud down so there is no off-site impact right now. There is no sulfuric acid leaving the facility

    He said options include trying to get inside and shut off the leak or, if responders cannot safely get near the leak, continue spraying water on it until the supply of sulfuric acid stops leaking on its own.
    Melancon said the storage vessel that holds the acid was about three-quarters full when it started leaking.
    http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/communities/westside/article_a0b53ca4-61b1-11e6-875e-7ff782962f67.html

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