Geismar Chlorine Leak Update: Five People Treated

Several people are recovering after a chlorine release at a chemical plant in Geismar.

It happened early yesterday morning at the Westlake facility, and it traveled to neighboring Air Liquide on Highway 30 near Highway 73. Five people were evaluated, and two of them had to be taken to the hospital for further treatment.

Officials at Westlake are investigating.

Original story:

Two Workers Treated After Chlorine Leak At Geismar Chemical Plant
Two Workers Treated After Chlorine Leak At Geismar Chemical Plant
Ascension parish Sheriff Bobby Webre says the public was never in danger.

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