Chemical release reported at Rubicon plant in Geismar

GEISMAR, LA (WAFB) - A chemical leak at Rubicon in Geismar was quickly contained Tuesday morning.

Plant staff said Rubicon's parent company is called Huntsman.

Ascension Parish OEP reported a relief valve opened and released aniline a little after 7 a.m.

Officials said it was contained to the unit at the plant and a shelter in place was ordered as standard procedure.

No injuries were reported.

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