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One dead, several hurt in blast at Louisiana chemical plant: police

(Reuters) - At least one person was killed and several others were hurt in an explosion on Friday at a Louisiana chemical plant northwest of New Orleans, police said. Full story

Explosion at Louisiana chemical plant

   At least one person has been killed and dozens more are hurt, some of them critically, after a massive explosion at a chemical plant in Louisiana. NBC's Mark Potter reports.

Injury toll in Louisiana chemical plant blast put at 33

(Reuters) - The explosion and fire at a Louisiana chemical plant on Thursday injured 33 people, said Jean Kelly, a spokeswoman for the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality. Full story

Chemical Plant Explosion in Louisiana

   There has been an explosion at a chemical plant in Southern Louisiana, about 20 miles southeast of Baton Rouge, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

Blast, fire at Williams chemical plant in Louisiana

(Reuters) - A large explosion and fire hit the Williams Olefins chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana, on Thursday, local authorities said, causing at least some injuries. Full story

Explosion rocks Louisiana chemical plant

   At least two dozen people were injured after a blast at a chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana. NBCNews.com’s Dara Brown reports.

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  Protests halt chemical plant construction in China

In the eastern Chinese city of Ningbo officials have halted the planned expansion of a chemical plant, following days of public protests. ITN’s China Correspondent Angus Walker reports.

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