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Iberville Sheriff's Office reports minor benzene release at Dow Chemical in Plaquemine

PLAQUEMINE, LA (WAFB) -

On Friday, September 16, there was a minor benzene release at Dow Chemical in Plaquemine. 

The Iberville Sheriff's Office reports that there were no injuries and that only part of the plant was evacuated. There was no offsite impact to the public.

No incident was reported to the Louisiana State Police hazmat team.

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