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Explosion at Quebec chemical plant injures one

June 30, 2014
An explosion at a chemical plant in Becancour, Quebec, caused injuries to one person but is not expected to result in any environmental damage.
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LSB Industries takes gas supplier to court over alleged negligence

May 16, 2014
Oklahoma City-based LSB Industries Inc. has started legal action against French multinational gas company Air Liquide, accusing the supplier of negligence that led to an explosion at LSB's Arkansas chemical plant.
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Explosion kills at least five at Chinese chemical plant

April 22, 2014
An explosion at a chemical factory located in east China's Jiangsu province has killed at least five people and left 10 more injured.
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Explosion destroys chemical plant in Quebec

November 6, 2013
An explosion at a chemical plant in Granby, Quebec, on Oct. 30, prompted authorities to consider evacuating some parts of the town.
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LSB Industries to receive $113 million in damages after chemical plant explosion

October 30, 2013
The facility, located in El Dorado, was a concentrated nitric acid plant but it was practically destroyed in an explosion in May last year.
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Explosions cause serious damage at Georgia chemical plant

August 20, 2013
A series of explosions occurred at a chemical plant in the City of Valdosta, Ga., on Aug. 14, injuring three people and causing fire at the site.
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Explosion at Louisiana chemical plant kills one, injures 77

June 18, 2013
An explosion at a chemical plant in the state of Louisiana last week killed at least one person and injured 77 more, local officials have said.
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Explosion at Nova-Kem chemical processing plant forces evacuations

June 5, 2013
The Nova-Kem plant in Seward, Ill., contained siliconetetrachloride, nitric acid, acetone and hexachlorodisilane, along with chlorine tanks located outside of the building.
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Chemical plant explosion blamed on equipment malfunction

March 18, 2013
An explosion early Sunday morning at the Hexion Specialty Chemicals facility in Sheboygan, Wis., that caused about $25,000 in damage was blamed on an equipment malfunction.
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Chemical plant explosion in China forces 20,000 to evacuate

February 26, 2013
An explosion and fire Monday morning at a chemical plant in southwestern China injured at least five workers and forced the evacuation of more than 20,000 people in the area.
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